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Suspect jumps off Mississippi River Bridge after police chase

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Scene from base of Miss River Bridge in Baton Rouge / DOTD Scene from base of Miss River Bridge in Baton Rouge / DOTD

 A police chase ended Monday night after a suspect jumped off the Mississippi River bridge, according to WBRZ

WBRZ reports that the suspect jumped from the bridge around 8:30 p.m. The pursuit, according to their sources,  began in Livingston Parish with State Police joining shortly after. The jumper apparently landed on the downward slope of the levee in West Baton Rouge Parish.

During the pursuit, the suspect stopped on the bridge and jumped. Law enforcement is currently on scene assessing the area.

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