Posted: Aug 16, 2010 1:10 PM by Kate Mundy
Updated: Aug 16, 2010 3:58 PM
Episcopal School of Acadiana, Cade Campus has been advised by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Department that officials are pursuing a suspect from a residential burglary. The Sheriff's Department is not sure, but doesn't believe that the suspect is armed. All students and teachers have been under lock-down in the classrooms since 11:45am.
The schools asks that parents not attempt to drive to campus to pick up their child, and refrain from calling.
Families will be notified of updates through email.
St. Martin Sheriff spokesperson Ginny Higgins tells KATC they're looking for a black male, 5' 10", mid 20s, last seen wearing navy shorts, navy shirt. The suspect was last seen southwest of Capt. Cade Road and LA-182.
The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office is assisting.