ASCENSION PARISH, LA (WAFB) - The Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office is searching for a woman wanted for aggravated battery and aggravated kidnapping.
Deputies are searching for 36-year-old Tondalynn Abraham of Baker.
According to Major Kevin Hanna, the incident happened Saturday, December 12 on Alligator Bayou Road.
Deputies say that Abraham, who owns a pressure washing business, was traveling in a pickup truck with an employee to Ascension Parish when Abraham became upset with the employee about an incident that happened Friday.
Abraham made the employee sit in the bed of the truck against his will. When the employee attempted to escape, Abraham forced him back inside of the truck.
According to deputies, Abraham then struck the employee in the head several times with a handgun.
The victim was found in a ditch with multiple lacerations to the head.
Deputies say as they were assisting the victim, they spotted Abraham fleeing the area at a high rate of speed. The truck was found abandoned on Brown Road in Prairieville a short time later.
The victim was taken to a local hospital where he was treated and released.
The case remains under investigation and additional charges are pending.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Abraham is asked to call the Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office at 225-621-4636, text their anonymous tip line at 847411 or call Crime Stoppers at 225-344-7867.