On March 5, 2019, Beaumont Police responded to a disturbance at a residence on Avenue B located in Beaumont, Texas.
The resulting investigation determined that Lanyale Briana Briggs (age 29 at the time of the incident) allegedly assaulted a female from Jefferson County, Texas, and took the victim across state lines into Louisiana. The FBI and Beaumont Police are interested in any information regarding the location of suspect Lanyale Briana Briggs. Law enforcement authorities believe she is likely in Beaumont, Texas; Lake Charles, Louisiana; or Houston, Texas.
On March 7, 2019, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas issued an arrest warrant for Briggs, after charging her with kidnapping.
If anyone has information regarding Lanyale Briggs, please call the FBI Houston Office at 713-693-5000.