Teacher charged with abducting six-year-old girl

Teacher charged with abducting six-year-old girl

A high school teacher from Alabama is accused of kidnapping a six-year-old girl from school in Mississippi, sending a frightening text message to the child’s mother and paying to keep her overnight in a hotel.

US Attorney Gregory Davis says a magistrate in Jackson denied bail yesterday to Jesse Mae Pollard, 54, of Northport, Alabama.

The Clarion-Ledger says he teaches at a school near the elementary school where a woman asked for the child by name and left with her on Tuesday.

The girl was released the next day, and the FBI says Pollard had a dispute with her mother.

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