Iberia

Dec 5, 2012 3:59 PM by Melissa Canone

New Iberia man accused of armed robbery

On December 5, 2012 deputies with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office responded to an alleged armed robbery at 603 W. Admiral Doyle.

According to authorities, a 40-year-old female was approached in the parking lot of a business by a white male suspect armed with a handgun. The suspect allegedly pointed the handgun at the victim and stole her purse. The suspect then fled from the scene on foot and headed towards the direction of 502 W. Admiral Doyle, according to authorities.

The suspect was identified as Chance Walker, 18, of 502 W. 502 W. Admiral Doyle.

A search warrant and arrest warrant for Walker were obtained by Detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff's. Deputies believed Walker was hiding out inside of his apartment at 502 W. Admiral Doyle.

According to authorities, The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office SWAT Team made entry into Walkers residence and located Walker who was allegedly attempting to evade capture.

Detectives were also able to locate evidence linking Walker to the robbery. Walker was arrested for armed robbery and booked into the Iberia Parish Jail.

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