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: 12/5/2013 11:10 AM
Suspects Sought in Robbery of Dollar Store

Lafayette, LA – On December 4, 2013, at approximately 10:00 pm, Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery of a Dollar Store in the 900 block of North University Avenue. According to employees, two suspects entered the business with shirts pulled over their faces and implying they were armed with handguns. The suspects stole money from the registers and purses and phones from the employees. Both suspects were observed fleeing the business on foot. No employees were injured during the robbery.

The suspects are described as two black males, medium build, wearing camo and black coveralls.

Detectives are encouraging anyone with information about the robbery or the identity of the suspects to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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