LAFAYETTE, LA (KADN) — A woman was sexually assaulted at gunpoint in a parking lot.
The victim was standing outside her vehicle in the 5700 block of Johnston Street in Lafayette.
According to Lafayette Police, the suspect approached her with a handgun shortly before 1:40 p.m. He then forced her into her SUV and sexually assaulted her. He immediately left the scene.
The victim was taken to an area hospital to receive treatment for minor injuries.
Police describe the suspect as a white male, wearing cowboy boots and a cowboy hat.
Anyone with any information about the incident or suspect is encouraged to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.