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: 12/5/2016 4:00 PM
Police Seek Bank Robbery Suspect

UPDATE: Additional Suspect Info
Lafayette, LA- Police have reason to believe that the male subject and the vehicle in the photos below are linked to this morning’s bank robbery. The photos were captured at a separate business in the area of the robbery.  The vehicle appears to be an older model tan or grey Buick sedan. The subject appears to have facial hair, but ethnicity has not been determined.
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Anyone with information about this person or vehicle is urged to contact Lafayette Police or Lafayette Crimestoppers at 232-TIPS
Police Seek Bank Robbery Suspect
Original Release 12-5-16 @ 11:00am
Lafayette, LA— On December 5, 2016 at approximately 9:50am, Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery at Chase Bank at 3930 W. Congress St. A male suspect with a handgun and ski mask entered the bank and demanded money from a bank teller. After receiving an undisclosed amount, the suspect fled the bank on foot towards the Plaza Village subdivision. Police are attempting to identify and locate the armed suspect. No bank employees were harmed during the robbery.
Anyone with information about this robbery or the identity of the male suspect involved is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crimestoppers at 232- TIPS
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