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Suspect In Berwick Police Custody after Pursuit Ends in Bayou Vista

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.

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