Crime Alert: Armed Robbery (not in progress)
On July 18, 2015, at approximately 3:37 a.m., ULPD was notified of an armed robbery, not in progress, in the 600 block of Tulane Avenue. The victim was making a pizza delivery to an apartment across from Huger Hall. The victim said that when he was walking from the apartment’s fenced area, he was approached by two black males who demanded cash. One was brandishing a handgun.
- Suspect 1 – described as a black male, 6′ 2″ height, 230 lbs, wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans, and a red cap, with hair “twisted” or in “dreads.”
- Suspect 2 – described as a black male, 6′ 2″ height, 230 lbs, wearing blue jeans, an unknown shirt, and a green and white “fishing” hat. The victim said that Suspect 2 brandished an all-black handgun, described as a 1911 model.
It is believed the suspects entered a red, newer model, Ford Mustang driven by an unknown black male. The vehicle was parked in front of Huger Hall. The two black male suspects were seen running from the apartments and entered the vehicle on the passenger side. The vehicle proceeded forward and turned left onto Taft Street.
The Lafayette Police Department was notified and sent officers to the scene.
This information is being provided in an effort to comply with the federal Jeanne Clery Act.
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