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Baton Rouge Police and SRT team on S. 15th street

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Posted: Feb 28, 2011 3:40 PM
Updated: Feb 28, 2011 5:34 PM
Source: BRPD

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Topics: Baton Rouge, Wonderland Head Start, Baton Rouge Police

UPDATE, 5:33 p.m. - Police are leaving this scene after not finding the suspects in the home they entered, or an adjacent home.

BATON ROUGE - A Baton Rouge headstart school was on lockdown as Baton Rouge Police officers searched the area for armed robbery suspects.

Wonderland Head Start, located at S. 15th Street and Oleander, was "locked down" by police around 3:30p.m this afternoon. They were able to empty the school by 4:15p.m.

According to Baton Rouge Police, two suspects in recent armed robberies are believed to have barricaded themselves inside a house near S. 15th Street.

Police believe the suspect or suspects are held up inside a house on S. 15th.

BRPD and the Special Response Team (SRT) are handling the situation.

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