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Three arrested on kidnapping charges

Three arrested and kidnapping charges filed related to incident near Tupelo involving 2, 6 and 8 year old children.

Three individuals will be facing kidnapping and burglary charges in Lee County, Mississippi.

Douglas Mills will be charged with three counts of kidnapping and one count of burglary, while Vanessa Cox and Shelia Hood will be charged with one count of kidnapping.

The arrests came after the trio, along with the kidnapped children, were stopped by the Tennessee Highway Patrol in Campbell County, which is only 15 miles south of the Kentucky state line.

It is believed that Mills drove from Kentucky to Shannon, Mississippi, to take the children on Tuesday morning.

According to reports, the mother of the children stated that Mills broke into her home, pulled out a gun, threatened her, and took the children.

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