Lafayette

Nov 7, 2013 7:42 PM

Search continues for suspect, victim in Lafayette kidnapping

Police say Scott Thomas confronted Bethany Arceneaux yesterday evening outside of their child's daycare on Madeline Avenue in Lafayette.

Witnesses say the man hit the woman and tried to get her and the child into a car.

Someone stepped in, rescuing the child.

derrimetria robinson heard arceneaux's cries for help, and didn't think twice about stepping in to help out.

"The baby was under them while they were fighting," Robinson said. "I just remember her saying, 'Somebody help me get my baby he's stuck. Why won't nobody help me?'"

But moments later, Arceneaux and Thomas were gone.

The couple was last seen along Anderson Road in Duson, nine miles from the daycare.

Thomas's car was discovered around 8 p.m. last night

Lafayette Police are on scene with all-terrain vehicles, going through this sugarcane field, looking for clues.

 

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