On Dec. 26 at approximately 7 p.m. DeSoto Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call that involved an abandoned vehicle and altercation that was witnessed in the parking lot of a business east of Mansfield, La. Upon arrival, deputies were able to locate an abandoned vehicle owned by a female employee who had not shown up for work that day. Deputies obtained cell phone information and were able to locate the female at Natchitoches Central Jr. High School with her abductor who was a coach at the school. With assistance from Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office, the suspect, Brian Young (B/M – DOB – 09/05/1986) was taken into custody by Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office and further investigation is being conducted at this time. Young has been booked for Kidnapping and Domestic Violence.
Desoto Sheriff Press Release