SU students arrested for trespassing
BATON ROUGE - More than a dozen Southern University students were arrested for trespassing by Baton Rouge City Police Monday morning.
Police were called to the DeVille Apartments at 1325 North St. at 2 a.m. Multiple units responded and among them were police K-9. When police arrived, several people were seen running away. Three of the suspects were apprehended by police dogs and needed medical attention.
Construction workers on site say the apartment building has been vacant for about a year.
Southern University and A&M College says 17 students were arrested. Police say all were charged with criminal trespassing and four were charged with resisting an officer.
Southern University says no disciplinary action will be taken until the University's disciplinary panel has conducted thorough investigatory hearings.
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