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: 5/29/2014 4:00 PM
UPDATE: Police Investigate Noon Armed Robbery
Lafayette, LA – Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department have released this photo of a person of interest.  The black male in the photo was seen entering a white Toyota 4-Runner, driven by a second unknown black male, just minutes prior to the robbery.  Investigators believe the subject may have valuable information about the robbery.  Anyone with information as to the identity of the person in the photo is encouraged to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.
Person of Interest Robbery.jpg

Business Robbed at Noon on East Kaliste Saloom
Original Release: May 24, 2014 @ 3:00 pm

Lafayette, LA – On May 24, 2014, at approximately noon, Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery at a business in the 100 block of East Kaliste Saloom Road.  According to employees, the suspect turned off the power to the business and then entered the store armed with a pistol.  The suspect was described as a black male wearing a traffic vest, dark pants, work boots and a bandana over his face.  Employees turned over an undisclosed amount of cash to the suspect.  The suspect then fled the area in an unknown direction.  There were no injuries reported.

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


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