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UPDATE: School bus driver called in kidnapping car; heroes featured on GMA

Posted at 11:41 AM, Feb 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-10 14:24:36-05

UPDATE: We've learned that a school bus driver also called in a siting of the car named in an Amber Alert Monday.

Superintendent Allen Blanchard confirmed with their transportation manager that one of their bus drivers, who wants to remain anonymous, made the initial call to 911 after spotting the alleged kidnapper's car. The bus driver saw the Amber Alert and realized the car was in an unusual spot so she called it in. About five minutes later, the sanitation workers called police and they arrived on scene shortly after.

The story about those two men was featured on Good Morning America's website today.

The two Pelican employees were working their route Monday morning when they saw the silver car that was part of an Amber Alert after a New Iberia girl was abducted near her home Sunday afternoon.

They called police, but they also pulled their garbage truck across the rutted muddy road that led into the field where the car was parked. Here's our story about Dion Merrick and Brandon Antoine.

This morning, that story was featured on GMA. Here's that link.