Stolen Jones County school bus recovered

Stolen Jones County school bus recovered

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A stolen Jones County school bus was recovered in Hattiesburg Tuesday afternoon.

School Bus 156, valued at $85,000, was recovered at approximately 12:30 Tuesday afternoon by the Hattiesburg Police Department.

It was discovered off Country Club Drive, in southwest Hattiesburg. There was minor damage to the vehicle.

There are no suspects at this time, though the incident is still under investigation.

Tuesday morning, school officials became aware of a bus missing from Northeast Jones High School. Bus 156 had been driven through a fenced area sometime between the late night of Monday, and early the following morning.