Slidell Police Searching For Suspect After High Speed Chase & Crash

Wednesday night, local and federal law enforcement agencies were searching the swamp along the south shore of Lake Pontchartrain for a suspect in a Slidell shoplifting case.  Another suspect was already in custody.

According to Slidell police, the two suspects stole i-Phones from a T Mobile store then led police on a high-speed chase on the I-10 twin spans into New Orleans.

Shortly after exiting the bridge, police say the suspects crashed their car which was also stolen.

Shortly after the crash, the first suspect was apprehended.  Police believed the second was hiding in the marsh.