Home invasion suspect who prompted manhunt in Zachary captured in Westwego

ZACHARY, LA (WAFB) - Officials say they captured a wanted man who was allegedly involved in a home invasion and subsequent manhunt.

Andrew "Red" Thompson was wanted by the Zachary Police Department for an alleged home invasion. Although they have not provided information relative to that investigation, they did notify the public that they were searching for Thompson on Thursday, November 3.

The manhunt began around 10 a.m. and area schools were placed on lockdown as a precaution.

According to jail records, Thompson was arrested by the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office on Monday, November 14. Officials say he was apprehended in Westwego. He was booked into the Jefferson Parish Prison as a fugitive.

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