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Suspect in custody following manhunt in Baker

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BAKER, LA (WAFB) -

According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office officials, a suspect has been taken into custody following a manhunt in Baker Thursday afternoon.

EBRSO officials say deputies observed a suspicious vehicle in the 15000 block of Plank Rd. around 3 p.m. Thursday, January 12. A traffic stop was subsequently conducted. One suspect fled into a nearby wooded area. A perimeter was established and deputies began a manhunt for the suspect. 

Multiple firearms and narcotics were found in the vehicle. 

A short time later, the suspect who fled, Cameron Johnson, 19, was taken into custody by the Baker Police Department. A WAFB photographer on the scene saw at least three people were detained.

The investigation is ongoing and more arrests may be pending.   

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