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: 7/24/2016 9:00 AM
Convenience Store Armed Robbery Suspect Sought

Lafayette, LA – On July 24, 2016, at approximately 12:20 am, Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery at a convenience store, located at 1803 Eraste Landry Road.  According to the store clerk, a male suspect entered the store armed with a pistol and demanded money.  After taking the money the suspect sprayed the clerk with a type of pepper spray.  The suspect then fled the store on foot.  The clerk received minor injuries. 

Lafayette Police is encouraging anyone with information about the robbery or the identity of the suspect to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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