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LPD asking for help in solving armed robbery

Posted at 1:50 PM, Jan 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-31 14:51:30-05

Lafayette Police are asking for help in solving an armed robbery that happened early Saturday at a local gas station.

Police were called to the station, in the 4000 block of West Congress, shortly before 5 a.m. on Saturday.

A man entered the store brandishing a handgun and demanded money from the register, as well as some cigarettes. He ran on foot near the 500 block of Guilbeau Road.

The man was wearing all black, a black bandana over his face and red tennis shoes. Here are pictures from the store's surveillance cameras:

Lafayette Police are asking anyone with information pertaining to the incident to call police or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.