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LPD lifts perimeter, says armed robbery suspect has not been located

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Posted at 1:58 PM, Dec 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-03 16:40:23-05

UPDATE (3:30 p.m.): Lafayette Police say the perimeter has been lifted and no suspect has been located at this time.

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ORIGINAL STORY: Lafayette Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect in the area of Doiron Drive Friday afternoon.

LPD Spokesperson Sgt. Robin Green says officers were in pursuit of a vehicle driven by the suspect in an armed robbery that occurred in the 1700 block of N University Avenue.

While officers were pursuing the vehicle, the suspect jumped out and ran into a neighboring apartment complex.

Police have set up a perimeter in the 200 block of Doiron Drive and are trying to locate the suspect, Green says.

Viewers tell us an area school, Truman Early Childhood, was locked down for a period of time during the search.

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