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: 7/21/2014 10:00 AM
Two Suspects Sought in Armed Robbery

Lafayette, LA - On July 21, 2014 at approximately 2:25 a.m. police responded to the 700 block of Eraste Landry Road regarding an armed robbery.  The clerk told responding officers two black males entered the store each carrying a handgun and pointed them at her.  One of the suspects demanded money and a pack of cigarettes.  The clerk turned over a pack of cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of money to the suspects, and the suspects left the store on foot.  One of the suspects was a light complexioned slim black male, with a red cover over his face and he was wearing a dark hoody with stripes.  The second suspect was a black male who was wearing a dark gray hoody with lime green writing on the front and had an orange cover over his face.  There were no injuries reported.
Detectives are asking anyone with any information to contact Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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