New Iberia Man Arrested After Kidnapped Child Found at Baton Rouge Home
Louisiana State Police spokesman Trooper Taylor Scrantz says they got a call shortly after 5:00 on Wednesday from the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office about a possible child abduction out of New Iberia. In about an hour, troopers had already learned where the kidnapped child was - a home in East Baton Rouge Parish.
When State Police arrived at the home, they said the suspect - 25-year-old John Michael Mason of New Iberia - was outside with the child. Mason was arrested as troopers recovered the child.
Mason is charged with Aggravated Kidnapping as authorities continue to investigate the incident.
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