The Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office has reported that three-year-old Riley Renee Gautreaux was taken by force from a residence at 300 Briarwood Dr in Bunkie, LA.
At approximately 3:00 pm today, Corey Gautreaux reportedly forced his way into the residence in Bunkie and committed a battery on an elderly woman to abduct the child from the residence.
The suspect’s whereabouts are currently unknown, but authorities believe he may be in the Ville Platte area.
The suspect, Corey Gautreaux, is described as a 24-year-old white male who has black hair and is 6’1”, weighing about 160 pounds. He was seen leaving the area in a gold or brown colored Ford F-250 truck that was occupied by an additional unknown white male.
Riley Gautreaux is described as having blonde, shoulder length hair, about 3’2”, weighing between 40 and 45 pounds. She was last seen wearing a grey and black plaid dress with black stockings.
Anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspect or child is asked to contact the Avoyelles Parish Sheriff’s Office at (318)253-4000.