PASCO COUNTY, Fla. (TCD) -- Authorities are searching for an Uber driver after a passenger reportedly called 911 regarding a kidnapping Wednesday morning.
According to the Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, the passenger called around 7:10 a.m. in the area of Trinity Boulevard in New Port Richey. The Sheriff’s Office said the passenger reported "a physical altercation with a hidden passenger in the vehicle stowed away under a blanket in the backseat."
The Sheriff’s Office said the passenger who called 911 left the silver 2021 Honda Accord and took a photo of the license plate, capturing the number: 47ABIS. The vehicle was reportedly last seen on Little Road.
According to the Sheriff’s Office, deputies identified the kidnapping suspect as John Geary. He is reportedly the registered owner of the vehicle. A search is currently underway, and authorities have asked the public’s help in finding Geary.