Metairie school placed on lockdown as State Police chase subject nearby

METAIRIE – Crescent City Christian School was briefly placed on lockdown this morning as Louisiana State Police chased a suspect near the school’s Metairie campus.

The unidentified suspect got out of a vehicle near the intersection of Utica Street and Transcontinental Drive just after 10 a.m. after a chase.

State Troopers chased the suspect into the neighborhood, and the school was placed on lockdown as a precautionary measure, according to Superintendent Ricky Rigsby.

It remains unclear whether or not the suspect was caught on the campus.

No further details have been released.

Utica Street and Transcontinental Drive