Officials searching for fugitive near Holly Springs

HOLLY SPRINGS, MS (WMC) - All Holly Springs schools were on lock down after a fugitive who was previously charged in a homicide cut off his ankle monitor and was spotted near a Holly Springs school, according to DeSoto County Sheriff Bill Rasco.

The suspect is 17-year-old James Antonio Sims, Jr.

Marshall County is also involved in the search for Sims.

Holly Springs students were allowed to leave after the lock down.

The suspect is still on the loose.

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