Posted: Jun 7, 2013 2:22 PM by AP
Updated: Jun 7, 2013 7:37 PM
Lafayette Police responded to the 4400 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway regarding an armed robbery on June 6, 2013, at 4:25 pm. Accordingt to Cpl. Paul Mouton, the victim was walking to her vehicle when she was approached by a black male suspect who grabbed her purse and attempted to remove it from her possession. The suspect then struck the woman in the head with the handgun. The woman stated she heard someone blowing their car horn, at which time the suspect fled the area on foot, according to Mouton.
The suspect was a black male wearing a camouflage jacket and blue jean shorts. The victim was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about the armed robbery to contact Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.