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: 7/9/2014 9:00 AM
Suspect Sought in Armed Robbery

Lafayette, LA—On July 9, 2014, at approximately 1:35 am, Lafayette Police responded to the 1800 block of Eraste Landry Road regarding an armed robbery.  According to the clerk, a male suspect entered the store armed with a handgun and demanded money.  The employee turned over an undisclosed amount of money to the suspect.  The suspect exited the store and entered, what is believed to be, a newer model silver Chevrolet Impala and fled the scene.  The suspect was described as a black male wearing a black shirt, blue jeans, and a black bandana over his face.  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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