Police step up patrols around LSU

Police step up patrols around LSU

Police step up patrols around LSU

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Associated Press

Posted on December 3, 2013 at 2:39 PM

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Police have ramped up patrols around the LSU lakes and are urging joggers to be vigilant in the wake of an assault of a 30-year-old prosecutor who was choked unconscious during an evening jog.

The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/IBuhAl ) the attack, which happened about an hour after sunset Nov. 21 along a popular running route, has frightened local runners and prompted some to begin carrying pepper spray.

Capt. Cory Lalonde, a spokesman for the LSU Police Department, said the lakes are still a "relatively safe" place to exercise. Like the Baton Rouge Police Department, LSU police also have increased patrols in the area since the attack.

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Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com

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