Baxley Police Department officers are searching for Nathaniel Smith and Latasha Smith who are wanted for beating a mother and her 15-year-old daughter. The attack was captured on video (video below.)
That attack occurred at the Qwik Chik store on Thursday just after 3 PM, according to WBTV. Nathaniel Smith and Latasha Smith were upset about an order and the verbal argument escalated until Latasha started beating on the owner.
The owner’s 15-year-old daughter was sitting in a nearby pickup, and video shows her get out and appears to say something to the pair who were attacking her mom. Then Nathaniel Smith, who appears to be about 350 pounds, sucker-punched the teen right in the face before fleeing.
The suspects fled in a cream or silver colored 2007 Cadillac Escalade with GA plate REU8495. The couple also own a silver 2004 Cadillac Deville 4s GA/PVK5483, and a green 1996 Cadillac Deville 4s GA/BXQ1673.
The video footage was reviewed by police and they were able to identify the suspects as Nathaniel Smith and Latasha Smith. Warrants have been issued for their arrest for aggravated battery and cruelty to children. Both suspects are still at large.
Nathaniel Smith is described as a heavy-set, medium-height, black male wearing a red cap, black T-Shirt, and red shorts. Natasha Smith was described as and a slender-built, tall, black female wearing an all black shirt, pants, and cap.
Both suspects should be considered dangerous. If spotted, please call law enforcement immediately.
You can see the video of the attack below. NOTE: The time-stamp in the video says that it happened in 2010; this is incorrect as the date was not set properly on the camera system. Viewer discretion advised: