Dec 26, 2013 4:35 PM by Ian Auzenne
Lafayette police are investigating an alleged sexual assault in the parking lot of an Acadiana Mall store.
Officers were called to the Dillard's parking lot around 1:40 p.m. Thursday.
Investigators say the victim was sitting in her SUV when the suspect opened her door and pointed a handgun at her. The victim said the suspect forced her into the back of the vehicle and sexually assaulted her. The suspect fled the scene after the incident.
The victim was transported to a local hospital with minor injuries.
The suspect is described as a white man in his mid-40s with black and grey spiked hair and a short beard. The suspect wore a black jacket, blue jeans, cowboy boots, black sunglasses,
If you know anything about this incident, call Lafayette Crimestoppers at 232-TIPS.