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Lafayette man arrested in connection with Sunday armed robbery

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Posted at 10:47 AM, Feb 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-21 11:47:01-05

A Lafayette man has been arrested in connection with a convenience store armed robbery on W University Avenue.

On Sunday, February 20, 2022, Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery at a convenience store in the 600 block of W. University Avenue at approximately 9:14 pm.

According to the victim’s they were approached by an unknown man wearing a black jacket and jeans asking them for money. The suspect allegedly revealed a firearm and advised the victims that he would use force.

Officers located the suspect, 51-year-old Edward Parish of Lafayette and placed him under arrest.

Parish was booked into Lafayette Parish Correctional Center on charges with armed robbery w/firearm, resisting an officer, carrying a firearm on school property, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and illegal carrying of weapons.

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