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: 7/8/2014 9:15 AM
Armed Robbery on Oak Crest Drive

Lafayette, LA—On July 8, 2014, at approximately 1:00 am, Lafayette Police responded to the 200 block of Oak Crest Drive regarding an armed robbery.  The Victim, a 21 year old male of Lafayette, told police he was walking outside of his apartment building when three black males with handguns approached and told him to get on the ground. The suspects stole his white iphone.  The victim said one of the suspects struck him on the head as they were leaving.  The suspects were all wearing black.  The victim described one suspect as having dredlocks, and the second and third as having short hair.  Victim only reported minor injuries.
Detectives are asking anyone with any information to contact the Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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