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UPDATE: Man apprehended after barricading himself in home

7 months 4 days 21 hours ago March 22, 2016 Mar 22, 2016 Tuesday, March 22 2016 March 22, 2016 9:31 AM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - A heavy police presence was established at the corner of Bay Street and North 17th Street Tuesday morning.

Witnesses told WBRZ reporter Michael Vinsanau, who was on the scene, a burglary suspect had barricaded himself inside a home. The suspect was inside a home a block from where the police had set up a perimeter. Dozens of unmarked police cars were there along with police wearing helmets and protective face shields.

According to Vinsanau, police have the man in custody, but his name has not yet been released. Police say the man was wanted for simple burgalry.

BRPD heard the man was in the area and upon contact, the man locked himself inside home. Police say there are no injuries.

BREAKING: Burglary suspect barricaded in home on N 16th St. Heavy police presence in area @WBRZ pic.twitter.com/osvnR0QzYt

— MichaelVinsanau WBRZ (@MVinsanau) March 22, 2016

An ambulance was also seen arriving on the scene.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.


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