Man knocked woman unconscious before kidnapping her, police say

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NEW ORLEANS, La. - Police are looking for a man they say kidnapped a woman after he knocked her unconscious Sunday afternoon.

According to New Orleans Police, the attack happened around 5:15 p.m. in the 1200 block of Poydras Street. A woman was having drinks and playing video games with the man at Dave & Busters before they began to argue.

Police said the man followed the woman outside, struck her multiple times and punched her in the face knocking her unconscious.

The man and another person then put the victim inside a Toyota Tundra and drove away, said Officer Juan Barnes, an NOPD spokesman.

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Police said that the victim has not been located and the kidnapper remains at-large. He is wanted for second-degree kidnapping.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 8th District detectives at (504) 658-6080 or Crimestoppers at (504) 822-1111.