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Police: Suspect hit with stun gun after resisting arrest

Posted at 2:00 PM, Nov 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-08 15:05:37-05


A man suspected of shoplifting at the Acadiana Mall in Lafayette is now behind bars.

Thursday afternoon, an officer tried to arrest the suspect who fought with the officer and resisted arrest, according to Cpl. Bridgette Dugas, spokeswoman for the Lafayette Police Department. The suspect was shot with a stun gun and backup officers were called.

The incident was caught on camera and sent to KATC.

No other details are available at this time.

(Video courtesy: Daniel Lam)