Posted: Apr 22, 2010 9:16 AM by Katie Durio
Updated: Apr 22, 2010 9:16 AM
Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are attempting to identify the male suspect in the photo. The suspect attempted to use a credit card stolen from the victim less then one hour after the attack on March 30th. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect or about the incident is encouraged to call the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.
Victim Robbed While Leaving Local Bar
Original Release: March 30, 2010 @ 9:15 am
On March 30, 2010, at approximately 1:41 am, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to the 100 block of General Mouton regarding a robbery. The victim, a 20 year old female of Lafayette, had just departed the Bulldog and was walking to her vehicle. As she arrived at her vehicle, a light colored Lincoln Towncar, occupied by two black males, drove up behind her. The passenger in the suspect vehicle exited and rushed towards the victim. The suspect struck the victim once in the facial area, knocking her to the ground and grabbing her purse. The suspect then climbed back into the suspect vehicle and fled the area with the victim’s purse.
The suspects were last seen traveling on General Gardner. The suspect is described as a slim 5’9” tall black male wearing a black and red stripe shirt with blue jeans. The purse contained an undisclosed amount of cash and credit cards. The victim received minor injuries to the facial area.
Anyone with information on the incident or the identity of the suspects is encouraged to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.