The FBI New Orleans Office has released a statement regarding heavy law enforcement presence in Baton Rouge, Friday.
Officials say that numerous law enforcement agencies responded to a location in Denham Springs, but could not reveal what the matter was pertaining to. A court-authorized action was executed, a statement from the FBI New Orleans Field office says.
The full statement on the situation is below:
“The FBI New Orleans Field Office, in conjunction with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Louisiana State Police, and the Livingston Parish Sheriff’s Office have executed a court-authorized action in the Denham Springs area of Baton Rouge. As this is an ongoing matter, no further comment is available at this time.”
WBRZ reports that federal agents and other law enforcement blocked off parts of a highway in Livingston Parish.
There was no other information provided in this incident.