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.