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Police search for suspect in New Iberia armed robbery on Main Street

Posted at 4:51 PM, Dec 20, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-20 19:11:41-05

Police in New Iberia are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with an armed robbery at a business on Main Street.

The incident, according to police, occurred Thursday, December 20, 2018, at around 2:48 p.m. at The Asian Market on Main Street.

Detectives spoke to the victim who says a man walked into the store and allegedly pointed a handgun at her and demanded money. The suspect then left the store with an undetermined amount of cash and the victim’s purse.

The suspect was wearing a black jacket with a hood and mask covering his face. The jacket also had a small emblem on the left chest area. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6′ tall.

On December 20, 2018 at approximately 2:48 pm the New Iberia Police Department was notified of an armed robbery which occurred at 1203 Main St. which is the business of The Asian Market.
On December 20, 2018 at approximately 2:48 pm the New Iberia Police Department was notified of an armed robbery which occurred at 1203 Main St. which is the business of The Asian Market.

The suspect left the store in an unknown direction.

The New Iberia Police Department is asking anyone with information regarding this crime to contact the New Iberia Police Department at 337-369-2306.

Individual photos can be seen below:

The suspect was wearing a black jacket with a hood and mask covering his face. The jacket also had a small emblem on the left chest area.