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 3:00 PM
Morning Robbery on Louisiana Avenue

​Lafayette, LA—On June 26, 2014, at approximately 10:00 am, Lafayette Police responded to the 2800 block of Louisiana Avenue regarding an armed robbery.  The Victim, a 25 year old female of Lafayette, told police she was exiting her vehicle when a black male stepped from a truck and grabbed her purse. After calling out to her brother inside of the residence, the victim continued to struggle with the suspect over the purse. A second suspect exited the truck and began shooting at the victim and her brother.  The suspects then entered a white four door Dodge truck with LSU stickers on the rear window and fled the area.  There were no injuries reported by the victims.  Three vehicles in the parking lot were struck by the gunfire.

Detectives are asking anyone with any information to contact the Lafayette Police Department 337-291-8600 or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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