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BRPD: Man in custody after stand off with police

7 years 9 months 1 day ago Thursday, May 26 2016 May 26, 2016 May 26, 2016 7:50 AM May 26, 2016 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Catherine Nguyen

BATON ROUGE - The BRPD Special Response Team has a man in custody for a possible kidnapping on Evangeline Street off Longfellow Drive.

Officers arrested and charged 41-year-old Frederick Harris for second degree kidnapping, domestic abuse battery, simple criminal damage to property and simple assault following an incident on Longfellow Drive.

Police initially responded to a disturbance between a man and a woman on the 5300 block of Underwood Avenue around 2 a.m. on Thursday.

According to Sgt. Don Coppola Jr., police believed that the man forced the woman into a vehicle. The vehicle was found on Evangeline Street. Police negotiated with the suspect who was inside an abandoned house, and later arrested him. Police cleared the scene. 

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