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Multiple authorities searching field for driver involved in chase

3 years 8 months 6 days ago May 17, 2013 May 17, 2013 Friday, May 17 2013 May 17, 2013 10:42 PM in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Trey Schmaltz

ERWINVILLE- Authorities from multiple agencies are assisting in the search for a person who took Baton Rouge Police on a chase down I-10 late Friday night.

The pursuit began when officers tried to stop a car. The driver failed to stop, and headed west on the interstate.

Eventually, he exited in Iberville Parish and eventually made his way into West Baton Rouge where he abandoned the car in a field near Hwy. 413 and Hwy. 76.

Into early Saturday morning, authorities were using helicopters and manpower to locate him.

Viewers noticed a heavy police presence on the interstate at the height of the pursuit.

Check back Saturday morning for updates to this story.
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