Convenience store robbed at gunpoint

Thursday, September 9, 2010 - 11:32am

On September 8, 2010, at approximately 8:50 pm, officers with the Lafayette Police Department responded to 2007 Johnston Street regarding an armed robbery. The suspect, a white male in his early 20’s, entered the store and approached the counter. According to the clerk, the suspect displayed a handgun in his waistband of his shorts and then demanded cash from the register. The suspect fled the area on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. The clerk was not injured during the incident.

Surveillance video captured a photo of the suspect within the store. Detectives with the Lafayette Police Department are requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect in the photo. Anyone with information as to the identity of the suspect is encouraged to call the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.


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