WAPT Anchor and Family Held at Gunpoint During Carjacking

By Kevin Eck 

WAPT anchor Megan West and her family were held at gunpoint during a suspected carjacking on Halloween night.

According to WAPT, the Jackson, Miss. evening anchor and her husband were about to put their kids in her car after trick or treating Sunday night when at least three armed men demanded their wallets, cell phones and the car keys.

West and her husband handed over what they had and told the men the keys were in the car before running to a friend’s house nearby.


No one was hurt in the incident. Police are searching for the suspects.