Nov 18, 2013 4:41 PM by KATC
Sheriff Louis Ackal advises that on November 18, 2013, at 11:30 a.m. deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office responded to an armed robbery that occurred at the intersection of Walton Street and Field Street within the city of New Iberia.
The victim, a 57-year-old man, stated he was riding his bicycle when he was approached by the suspect riding a bicycle. The suspect stopped the victim and asked for a light for his cigarette. According to the victim, the suspect then brandished a handgun and demanded money. The victim stated the suspect then fled the area on a bicycle.
The suspect is described as a black male approximately 5'9" weighing approximately 200 pounds, wearing a white t-shirt and blue jean shorts.
Detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office are asking if anyone has information involving the incident to call (337) 369-3711.