Iberia Parish Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man accused of abducting his 1-year-old stepdaughter Friday evening and leaving her at the entrance of a hospital.
Wayne R. Maitland, 28, Liberty County, Texas, took the girl from her mother’s house about 8 p.m., according to the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office. He then left the child at Iberia Medical Center, where staffers called police about 1:33 a.m., authorities said.
Maitland is white, 5 feet, 11 inches tall and weighs approximately 168 pounds. He is possibly driving a Black 2006 Infinity M35, authorities said.
He has warrants out for his arrest on two counts of kidnapping out of Texas.
Anyone with information on Maitland’s whereabouts may call the Iberia Sheriff’s Office at (337) 369-3711.