Police continue to search for duo seen punching woman, daughter

BAXLEY, Ga. — It's been four days since a man and woman were captured on video beating and punching a woman and her daughter outside a restaurant in Georgia.

Police have identified the duo as Nathaniel Smith and Latasha Smith.

The victims told Baxley police the suspects were unhappy with their food order. The verbal argument turned violent when one of the suspects began to punch the restaurant owner repeatedly.


When the victim’s teenage daughter came out of a car to break up the fight, video shows Nathaniel Smith punching her in the face.

The pair could be charged with aggravated battery and cruelty to children.

Nathaniel Smith and Latasha Smith.

The suspects drove away from the restaurant in a cream or tan-colored Cadillac Escalade with tag number REU8495. Officials said they headed north on Highway 144.

Anyone with any information is asked to call the Baxley Police Department at 912-367-8305 or the 911 call center at 912-367-8111.