At approximately 1:30am today the Iberia Parish Sheriff's office received a call from Iberia Medical Center advising that a child had been left abandoned at the hospital entrance. Detectives determined the child had been abducted by his stepfather in Liberty County, Texas last night. The child was returned to his mother and the search is on for the stepfather 28 year old Wayne Ross Maitland.

Maitland is described as a white male standing 5' 11" tall and weighing 168 pounds. Maitland has brown hair and green eyes. He has several tattoos including the word 'Addidas' on his upper left arm and an Aquarius tattoo on his upper right arm and the letters WRM above the tattoo. Maitland was last seen wearing a grey Tee-shirt and black shorts. Maitland may be driving a black 2006 Infinity M35 with Texas plate DKS9210. If you have information on Maitland's whereabouts you're asked to call the Iberia Parish Sheriff's office at 337-369-3711.