The Berwick Police Department tells KQKI News that they have a suspect in custody after a vehicle pursuit began in Berwick and ended with a foot pursuit in Bayou Vista.
Berwick Assistant Police Chief J.P. Henry said an officer attempted to make a traffic stop on Highway 90 westbound at approximately 3:30 pm Friday afternoon when the suspect fled and led the officer on a slow-roll pursuit into Bayou Vista. The suspect then reportedly stopped the vehicle and began running from the officer. The suspect was apprehended in the area near Wal-Mart.
Although no injuries were reported, Acadian Ambulance was called to the scene as a precaution.
The suspect has not yet been identified and the incident remains under investigation. We will update the story once more information becomes available.