POSTED: Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 3:00pm
UPDATED: Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 3:35pm
LAFAYETTE, LA (NBC33) — UPDATE: Monty Wilson surrendered to deputies at the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office; Joshua Lowe was not with him. Investigators are interviewing Mr. Wilson.
ORIGINAL: Deputies are searching for a man who is accused of kidnapping his 3-year-old grandson on July 9. Officials say there is no reason to believe the child is in any danger.
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office is searching for Monty D. Wilson, 54. The Department of Children and Family Services was granted legal custody of the child, Joshua Lowe.
Officials believe the child is still in Wilson’s custody.
Wilson is described as a white male, 5’9” tall, 140 lbs, and resides on Loranger Drive in Lafayette. They believe he is driving a 2003 silver Kia Sedona with the Louisiana license plate WGS269.
Joshua Lowe is described as a white male, 3’4” tall, 39 lbs, brown hair and brown eyes.
If you know anything regarding his whereabouts, call Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.