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: 6/26/2014 12:15 PM
UPDATE-Victim Robbed at Bus Stop
Lafayette, LA – Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department were able to obtain surveillance video that captured the suspect prior to the robbery.  Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect in the picture is encouraged to call Lafayette Police or Crime stoppers at 232-TIPS.
Armed Robbery E Simcoe.jpg
Victim Robbed at Bus Stop
Original Release: June 25, 2014 @ 11:00 am
Lafayette, LA – On June 25, 2014, at 11:00 am, Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery  in the 2400 block of East Simcoe Street.  According to the victim, he was approached by the suspect who produced a handgun, and stole his wallet and cell phone.  The suspect was described as a black male wearing warm-ups and a light colored jacket.  The suspect fled the area on foot.  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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