Broussard Police say they have arrested 22-year-old Marcellus Prier after his attempt to flee police caused authorities to put Broussard Middle and Katherine Drexel Elementary schools on lockdown.

Prier was wanted out of Marksville on several felony warrants, according to our news partners at KATC. He dumped a vehicle in the area after a pursuit in Lafayette.

Prier was considered armed and dangerous.