Mom allegedly held hostage pleas for help in note to teacher

CLINTON, LA (KTRK) -- It wasn't your typical note to the teacher.

In fact, the words written inside a note received by a Clinton, Louisiana teacher on Tuesday sent chills up the spine of those who read it.

SEE ALSO: Woman, children taken hostage by armed man in N. Harris Co.
EMBED More News Videos

New video shows the arrest of a man who held four people hostage, including a 4-year-old child

The mother of an 11-year-old child was pleading for help, saying she was being held hostage inside her own home.

Her alleged captor, Donald Ray Guy, was already facing domestic violence charges and was wanted in East Feliciana Parish.

Sheriff Jeff Travis says the note quickly got his attention.

SEE ALSO: Shooter fires dozens of rounds in standoff with police in NW Houston
EMBED More News Videos

We hope to learn more about a suspected gunman (center) who allegedly took a hostage before opening fire on police

"There's always a chill that goes through you when you understand that the child was going through a very bad environment and the mother may be captive," Travis said, adding, "and it may be worse than what we actually found."

After questioning the student, deputies narrowed down who was inside the home and rushed to the home with a search warrant.

Guy was found hiding in a closet, Travis says, and is no longer a threat to the mother or the child.

Deputies say they also recovered a stolen ATV at the scene.
Copyright © 2021 KTRK-TV. All Rights Reserved.