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Curfew set for East Baton Rouge Parish

Update 8/18:

The curfew for East Baton Rouge parish is still in effect and will be until further notice, according to WAFB.

Original story:

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office has set a curfew for EBR Parish effective from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. Tuesday.

East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff Sid Gautreaux said the curfew won’t impede anyone traveling to and from work. He said 10 people have been arrested for looting, and the curfew is being set in an attempt to protect residences and businesses. It will also allow law enforcement and first responders to move freely to continue their efforts.

The Louisiana State Police state police and the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office provide an update on law enforcement operations in the parish. Sheriff Sid Gautreaux announces a curfew from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. in an effort to protect residents, first responders and property. (Press conference begins at 23 minutes in feed)#LaFlood #LouisianaFlood #BRflood #BatonRougeFlood Channel Louisiana Flood Livingston Parish Sheriff 's Office Livingston Parish Sheriff Sheriff Jason Ard Livingston Parish Desoto Parish Sheriff's Office

Posted by East Baton Rouge Sheriffs Office on Tuesday, August 16, 2016

*Editor’s Note: Gautreaux was previously misspelled as “Geautreaux.” The error has been corrected.

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