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Police need help identifying suspect in Lafayette motel incident

Wanted in Lafayette following motel incident
Posted at 2:16 PM, Dec 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-17 17:32:57-05

LAFAYETTE, LA — The Lafayette Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify the suspect caught on surveillance, following an incident at a Lafayette motel.

Police say, on Dec. 15, there was a fight between two victims and an unknown male suspect at the Discovery Inn on Kaliste Saloom Road. One victim reportedly asked the suspect to leave since he wasn't a guest. The suspect allegedly refused, and slapped the phone out of the victim's hand when he began to call 911.

According to police, the second victim started to record the incident, and then the suspect retrieved a handgun and threatened to "blast" both victims. He drove away in a tan or gold Honda Accord.

The suspect is facing charges of aggravated assault and simple battery.

If anyone has any information regarding the incident, or can offer any assistance identifying the suspects, you are urged to call the Lafayette Police Department or Lafayette Crimestoppers at 232-TIPS, or by submitting a tip using the P3 Tips Mobile App. All callers will remain anonymous and are eligible to earn a cash reward.

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