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: 12/1/2013 12:15 PM
Convenience Store Robbed at Gunpoint

Lafayette, LA – On November 30, 2013, at approximately 7:20 pm, Lafayette Police were called to the 400 block of East University Avenue regarding an armed robbery. The suspect entered the store with a shirt pulled over his head and produced a handgun. He demanded money from the clerk and then fled the area north on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. The clerk was not injured during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a black male, 6’00” tall, heavy build and wearing a black jacket, tan pants, white shoes and a black New Orleans Saints 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.​


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