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Crime Stoppers tip results in capture of wanted man

Nicholes Whitten (Source: Baton Rouge Police Department) Nicholes Whitten (Source: Baton Rouge Police Department)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police said a citizen who stepped up with information helped them catch a wanted fugitive.

The Baton Rouge Police Department reported Nicholes Whitten was arrested Tuesday night. Officers said they found him in the 3100 block of Winnebago Street.

Investigators said they were able to track down Whitten thanks to an anonymous Crime Stoppers tip.

Whitten was booked into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on two counts of illegal use of a weapon and two counts of attempted second-degree murder.

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