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UPDATE: Police have arrested a suspect in armed robbery

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Lafayette Police have arrested a suspect in this morning's armed robbery of the Boot Barn on Ambassador Caffery.

The robbery happened around lunchtime, when a man walked into the store, pulled a knife on employees, and robbed them of a small amount of cash, a spokesman said.

The man fled on foot, and police were able to arrest him a short time later. No one was injured in the incident, the spokesman said. 

Police have identified the suspect as Michael Canady, 25, of Lafayette. He has been booked into the Lafayette Parish Correctional Center with three counts of aggravated assault and one count of armed robbery.

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