Shreveport Man in Custody following Pursuit

A Shreveport man is in custody following a brief pursuit on La. Hwy 6 West according to the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff’s Office.

At 6:24pm, Deputies assigned to the Natchitoches Multijurisdictional Drug Task Force Criminal Patrol Units engaged in a pursuit on La. Hwy 6 West just east of Robeline involving a Mercedes SUV speeding over 85 miles per hour traveling eastbound.

Criminal Patrol Units pursued the vehicle on La. Hwy 6 while other units stationed west of I-49 successfully deployed a tire deflation device that disabled the fleeing vehicle.

A suspect is in custody.

A heavy law enforcement presence is in the area. The scene is still active.

There are no injuries.

The name of the suspect is currently unavailable.