Jun 26, 2014 1:42 PM by Dave Fields
Detectives are seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect in a Wednesday armed robbery in the 2400 block of E. Simcoe Street.
Officers with the Lafayette Police Department (LPD) the victim, while at the bus stop, described the approach at 11:00 a.m. by a "black male wearing warm-ups and a light-colored jacket." The suspect reportedly brandished a handgun and stole the victim's cell phone, fleeing the scene on foot.
The victim reported no injuries, police said.
Lafayette, LA - Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department were able to obtain surveillance video that captured the suspect prior to the robbery. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect in the picture is encouraged to call Lafayette Police or Crime stoppers at 232-TIPS.
Anyone with information about the robbery or the suspect is asked to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS.