On Friday March 15, 2019 at approximately at 7:58 PM an armed robbery occurred in the Town of Duson in the 200 block of Austria Road. Duson Police are asking for your help identifying the two people involved in this robbery.
According to investigators the suspect vehicle, a Grey Nissan Altima, arrives and backs into a parking spot in the parking lot of the Miss Mammie’s Casino to meet the victim who was selling an Apple Watch. When the victim arrives and parks next to the suspect’s vehicle the robbery occurs shortly after. The Apple Watch is on the passenger seat of the victim’s vehicle. The suspect exits the Nissan Altima and walks over to the victim’s passenger door and grabs the watch off the passenger seat and immediately walks back to her vehicle.
The victim exits her car and opens the driver’s door of the suspect vehicle and attempts to negotiate with the suspect to obtain the money for the watch or the watch. After a brief struggle with the victim, the suspect begins to drive away. The victim is drug for about 3 seconds before falling to the ground and the suspect vehicle drives off heading south on Austria Road. The victim drives off in pursuit of the suspect.
Police say the female suspect is accompanied by a black, male in the passenger seat who is said to be 6 foot 5 inches tall and weighing about 250 pounds, described by the victim as heavy set and the physical description of the female is 5’4” tall weighing less than 100 pounds, she was wearing a wig and fake eye lashes during the commission of this crime. Very petite white, female and a very large black, male “the odd couple so to speak”.
The victim told police she later caught up to the suspect vehicle, saw the male provide a bat to the white female suspect to attack the victim in this case. The victim suffered minor injuries to a shoulder in this incident.
The best clues in this case are the vehicle a Nissan Altima baring Louisiana license plate XRU922 believed to be a switched license plate. The Nissan Altima also has a front left tire missing a hub cap, and the left rear bumper has distinctive damage. Police say this vehicle will be known locally and anyone with information on the owner of the vehicle, identity of either suspect or information related to this armed robbery is encouraged to contact Officer Timothy Cannon via Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Communications Section or by email at email@example.com. Crime Stoppers of Lafayette Parish or Acadia Parish are other options and cash rewards are offered through Crime Stoppers.