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Police: Pursuit of stolen vehicle ends in Lafayette, driver flees

Posted at 9:57 PM, Feb 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-05 23:54:21-05

UPDATE: Lafayette Police say the search for the driver of a stolen vehicle out of Iberville Parish has been suspended.

A spokesperson with the Lafayette Police Department says that they could not confirm if the drive has been taken into custody.

A female passenger has been arrested.


Lafayette Police are on currently on scene of a crash following a vehicle pursuit out of Iberville Parish. One person is in custody and another is being sought.

Law enforcement agencies are now on the scene at Louisiana Avenue at E Alexander Street following that pursuit. Police say that vehicle was stolen out of Iberville Parish and the driver allegedly took officers on a high-speed chase, crossing the basin.

KATC has learned that following a crash, the driver of the vehicle fled the scene. A female passenger has been captured

State Police are assisting and a perimeter has been set up along Louisiana Avenue and E Alexander.