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Multi-parish police pursuit ends in Lafayette

Posted at 9:12 AM, Mar 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-20 19:20:59-04
Two people in custody following police pursuit on March 20, 2019.
Two people in custody following police pursuit on March 20, 2019.

UPDATE: A Jeanerette and New Iberia man have been identified as the driver and passenger in the police pursuit.

The two people were arrested Wednesday morning following a police pursuit that started in Calcasieu Parish and ended in Lafayette.

According to Troop I spokesman Tpr. Thomas Gossen, the two suspects bailed out of their vehicle in Lafayette and was apprehended. A nearby elementary, J. Wallace James, was placed on lockdown for precautionary reasons. The lockdown will be lifted once the scene is cleared.