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Suspect sought in robbery of hotel clerk in Lafayette

Friday, August 24, 2012 - 11:30am

 On August 21, 2012, at approximately 7:00 p.m., Lafayette Police responded to 2100 NE Evangeline Thruway regarding an armed robbery.

The clerk at the La Quinta Inn informed officers that the male suspect entered the lobby and produced a knife. The suspect demanded the clerk empty the register and the suspect fled the building across the Evangeline Thruway with an undisclosed amount of cash. The clerk was not injured during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a 6 foot tall black male, medium build. Anyone with information about the incident or the identity of the suspect is encouraged to call the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.

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