News Release

Lafayette Police Department CALEA Emblem

Toby Aguillard, Chief of Police
900 East University Ave.
P.O. Box 4308
Lafayette, LA 70502
Contact: P.O. Karl Ratcliff
Public Information Officer
Office: (337) 291-8617
Fax: (337) 291-8665​


Date/Time: 5/18/2016 4:00 PM
Suspect Sought in Stabbing

Lafayette, LA – On May 17, 2016, at approximately 7:40 pm, Lafayette Police responded to an area hospital regarding a stabbing victim.  According to the 16 year old male victim, he was walking in the 400 block of Bluebird Drive when an unknown black male juvenile approached him.  An argument escalated to a fight at which time the suspect stabbed the victim once in the right abdomen.  The suspect fled the area and the victim was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Anyone with information about the fight or the identity of the suspect is encouraged to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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