Lafayette, LA – On December 20, 2013, at approximately 8:30 pm, Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery in the 100 block of Castle Row. The female victim was walking towards the front of her residence when a black male suspect approached her from behind. The suspect produced a handgun and then demanded the victim’s purse. The suspect stole the purse and fled the area on foot. The victim was not injured during the robbery.
The suspect was described as being in his mid to late 20’s, 5’8”, 180 pounds and wearing a black hooded sweat shirt with tan pants. The victim’s cellphone was later located near West Congress Street.
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.