Police: Grandmother armed with box cutter kidnaps granddaughter, steals truck

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Grandmother Martha Ann Poss, 49, makes her first court appearance in West Point, Mississippi, after allegedly kidnapping her granddaughter and stealing a truck. She was apprehended a short time later. (KTRK)

A grandmother is facing charges for allegedly kidnapping her 5-year-old granddaughter from a Mississippi home.

A judge set a bond of $100,000 for 49-year-old Martha Ann Poss.

Investigators said Poss entered the home, where her granddaughter Baylee Emison lives with her legal guardians, armed with a box cutter.

She allegedly took the child and stole a pick-up truck.

Police stopped her in another county and recovered the girl, who was unharmed.
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