Hunter Blanchard, Raven Cole Beat Kids With Bat, Whip: Cops

Hunter Wayne Blanchard and Raven Leigh Cole (Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office)

A 25-year-old man and a 28-year-old woman in Louisiana were arrested over the weekend after allegedly using dangerous weapons in a fight against several teenagers, beating them with a bat and a whip during a fight on the side of the highway.

Hunter Wayne Blanchard and Raven Leigh Cole were both arrested on Sunday and charged with a series of crimes during the violent encounter, according to prison records reviewed by Law&Crime show.

Blanchard is charged with one count each of cruelty to minors, aggravated assault, second-degree grievous bodily harm, and disturbing the peace during a fisting encounter. Cole faces three counts of aggravated assault, one count of cruelty to minors and one count of second-degree aggravated bodily harm.

According to a press release from the Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDPSO), deputies first learned of the fracas between the two sides on the evening of Sunday, May 14 while patrolling the Louisiana Highway. 101 in Lacassine, which is located about 100 miles west of Baton Rouge. Authorities say they were flagged down by a concerned passerby around 6:30 p.m. who informed them of the scuffle.

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