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LPSO trying to identify suspect who followed teen

Posted at 3:18 PM, Nov 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-23 16:18:15-05

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in identifying a suspect in a Sunday incident.

The incident happened at about 5:30 p.m., deputies say. A 14-year-old girl was jogging in the 2700 block of Robley Drive when she noticed a truck following her.

This is not the actual truck, but it is similar to the one she saw:

The teen turned into a nearby neighborhood, but the truck continued to follow her. The suspect driving the vehicle got closer, rolled down his window and attempted to talk to her. When the suspect unbuckled his seatbelt, the teen quickly ran away through a nearby field.

The suspect is described as a white male (45–60 years old) with dark colored and grey hair. His face was unshaven, with mostly grey stubble and he was wearing a “Go Army” hat.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 236-5895, Lafayette Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS(8477) or submit a tip on the Lafayette Sheriff App.