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
UPDATE: Police Investigate Two Daytime Robberies
Lafayette, LA – Detectives have released photos and an updated description of the suspect at the time of the robberies. The suspect is wearing a black Saints ball cap with a gold fleur-de-lis, black jacket with white piping/striping, black pants, and a white/grey shirt covering his face. Anyone who can identify the suspect is encouraged to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS
Police Investigate Two Daytime Robberies
Original Release: December 7, 2013 @ 5:00 pm
Lafayette, LA – On December 7, 2013, at approximately 2:50 pm, an armed robbery was reported to Lafayette Police at a convenience store in the 300 block of Verot School Road. The suspect entered the business with a light colored shirt pulled over his head and produced a handgun. The suspect stole an undisclosed amount of cash and fled the area. The clerk was not injured during the incident.
At approximately 3:45 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 5700 block of Johnston Street regarding an armed robbery. The suspect entered the convenience store with a light colored shirt pulled over his head and produced a handgun. Again, the suspect stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and fled the store. The clerk was not injured during the robbery.
In both robberies the suspect is described as a black male, medium build wearing a light colored long sleeve shirt covered by a dark colored vest and wearing a black beanie Saints hat.
Detectives are encouraging anyone with information about the robberies or the identity of the suspect to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.