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: 12/18/2013 11:00 AM
Suspect Sought in Attempted Robbery on Peppermill Drive

Lafayette, LA – On December 17, 2013, at approximately 9:30 pm, Lafayette Police responded to an attempted robbery in the 100 block of Peppermill Drive.  The two female victims were sitting outside of their residence when a black male suspect approached them.  The suspect produced a handgun and demanded money.  Neither of the victims responded to the suspect and the suspect fled the area on foot.  There were no injuries reported.

The suspect was described as a middle age male wearing a light colored hooded sweat shirt and blue jean shorts.

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


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