Police search for suspect after hit and run crash near school

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Police set up a perimeter in hopes of finding a vehicle and suspect after a hit and run crash near an elementary school Thursday morning.

The wreck happened on Government Street in Baton Rouge near The Dufrocq School. The Baton Rouge Police Department blocked parts of streets in the area while looking for the occupants of one of the vehicles.

Descriptions of the suspect and vehicle were not released.

No injuries were reported. Police said none of the streets are completely shut down.

The school was not placed on lockdown due to the incident, but school officials were notified about the situation.

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