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Man Charged in New Albany Carjacking Try



NEW ALBANY, Miss. (WCBI) — A Memphis man is arrested in Union County for attempted armed robbery.

According to New Albany police investigator Jeff Chism, 40-year-old Jerry Mason confronted a woman at the Kangaroo market on Highway 15 South about 4 a.m. Wednesday.

Mason asked for her car keys. When she said no, he pulled out a knife and asked again. The victim ran back into the store and called police.
Officers found Mason at the Pilot Truck Stop across the street. His bond is set at $50,000.