Jim Craft, Chief of Police
900 East University Ave.
P.O. Box 4308
Lafayette, LA 70502
Contact: Cpl. Paul L. Mouton
Public Information Officer
Office: (337) 291-8617
Fax: (337) 291-8665
Police Investigate the Robbery of a Bar on Surrey Street
Lafayette, LA – On December 8, 2013, at approximately 11:15 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 1500 block of Surrey Street regarding the robbery of a bar. According to the victim, the suspect entered the business with a mask over his face and armed with a pistol. The suspect fired one shot into the ceiling and then demanded the money from the register. There was one customer inside of the business and he was struck in the head by the suspect and robbed of his wallet. The suspect fled out of the rear door and entered a dark colored 4-door sedan that was waiting in Heyman Park.
The suspect is described as a black male wearing all black colored clothing with a tan knit hat.
Detectives are encouraging anyone with information about the robbery or the identity of the suspect to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.