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Grant County Sheriff’s Office looking for 6-year-old kidnapped in May

Kidnapping suspect Shirley Jackson, 57, and kidnapping victim Angel Jackson (Grant County Sheriff’s Office)
Kidnapping suspect Shirley Jackson, 57, and kidnapping victim Angel Jackson (Grant County Sheriff’s Office)
From staff reports

The Grant County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in finding a 6-year-old girl who they believe was kidnapped in May.

The girl, Angel Jackson, had been staying with 57-year-old Shirley Jackson, but the two were not related, said Kyle Foreman, public information officer for the sheriff’s office. The girl’s legal guardian reported the two were missing, which launched a lengthy investigation by the sheriff’s office and U.S. Marshals, Foreman said.

An arrest warrant was issued in September and the department decided to ask for the public’s help in finding them, he said.

Shirley Jackson might have fled to her family in Oklahoma, but the pair’s whereabouts are unknown, according to a news release. Child Protective Services has taken three complaints involving Shirley Jackson, but none of those involved her care of Angel, the release said.

Anyone with information on their whereabouts is asked to call (509) 762-1160 or crimetips@grantcountywa.gov.

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