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Man apprehended after search discontinued in Cade

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CADE, La. -

Broussard police say the scene of the search for a wanted man in Cade has been cleared and that man has been apprehended. 

Police say the suspect, who has yet to be identified, was apprehended after the search was discontinued.  The sheriff's office assisted with dismissals at ESA and the school is clear.

ESA was put on lockdown Friday afternoon as Broussard Police officer and other law enforcement officials were looking for a suspect in a wooded area between Hwy. 182 and Hwy 92. 

Decou said the suspect, who has active warrants, took off running from officers following a traffic stop.  The school was placed on lockdown for precautionary reasons. 

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