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LPD: 3 in custody after alleged shoplifting led to pursuit

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Posted at 1:29 PM, Jun 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-27 15:37:21-04

Lafayette Police have placed three individuals in custody following an incident that began at at Walmart in town and ended in Abbeville.

A spokesperson with LPD said that the incident began with a shoplifting at the Walmart on Ambassador Caffery and that one suspect involved "tried to run an officer over."

The incident led to a pursuit that ended in Abbeville.

Three people were taken into custody and turned over to the Lafayette Police Department, a spokesperson with Abbeville Police said.

There is no further information available at this time.

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