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Reward climbs to $171K
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GUNTOWN, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi manhunt for a fugitive accused of kidnapping and a double slaying had small town residents on lockdown Thursday and shattered the feeling of safety in a place where everyone knows their neighbors.The hunt for Adam Mayes and the two young sisters he is accused of kidnapping has encompassed parts of at least three counties in northern Mississippi. Federal agents, state troopers and SWAT teams wearing protective gear and armed with high-powered rifles have made multiple forays into the woods in search of Mayes or a hideout he may have used.Authorities say they think the missing girls, Alexandria Bain, 12, and Kyliyah Bain, 8, are still with Mayes, nearly two weeks after he fled with them.Authorities have put Mayes on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted List and urged him to surrender. The reward for information leading to his arrest is now $171,000.Shelby Bryan, 40, is a cashier at the County Line No.1, where Mayes was seen on video after the girls disappeared.