BRPD looking for LSU Police officer accused of beating woman

Posted at 12:20 PM, Apr 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-04-30 13:20:29-04

Baton Rouge Police Detectives are working to locate an LSU Police officer wanted for battery and false imprisonment.

Samuel Ellis III, 25, is accused of punching a woman in the face and holding her captive for several hours. He is believed to be in a black Dodge Charger and should be considered armed and dangerous. The woman was badly injured, police say. 

Anyone with any information on the whereabouts of Ellis is urged to contact the Violent Crimes Unit at 225-389-4869 or Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.