News Release

Lafayette Police Department CALEA Emblem

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​


Date/Time: 11/25/2013 10:10 AM
Weekend Armed Robbery Suspect Sought

Lafayette, LA – On November 23, 2013, at approximately 8:00 pm, Lafayette Police responded to the 100 block of Glouchester Road regarding an armed robbery. According to the female victim, she was walking towards an apartment building when an unknown black male approached her. The suspect pointed a pistol at the victim and demanded her purse. The victim immediately dropped the purse and fled the scene. The suspect picked up the purse and ran towards Johnston Street. The victim was not injured during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a black male, medium build, wearing a dark jacket and jeans. Detectives are asking anyone with information about the robbery or the identity of the suspect to contact Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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