Notice to the Campus Community from University Police


UL Lafayette Police, the City of Lafayette Police, and the FBI investigated the incident. The case was closed this afternoon after the complainant admitted that she fabricated the story.


On Nov. 9, 2016, at approximately 11:05 a.m., officers were notified of a robbery that occurred on Smith Street near Buena Vista Boulevard. The victim, a UL Lafayette student, reported that she was walking down Smith Street when a gray four-door vehicle with a license plate starting with “J” stopped in front of her and two white males stepped out toward her.  Both suspects were wearing sweatpants and one of them was wearing a white “TRUMP” hat. The victim said the suspects then hit her with something metal, which made her fall to the ground. The two individuals hit the victim while she was down and made obscene comments. The two suspects then took the victim’s head wrap and wallet. The suspects were last seen driving away toward Johnston Street. Lafayette City Police is investigating.

SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING. If you observe suspicious activity or unsafe conditions, call University Police immediately at 337-482-6447, or dial 911 from any University phone, or press the call button on a Code Blue emergency phone. You can report anonymous tips to University Police at 482-2TIP (2-2847) or through the Rave Guardian app at

STAY SAFE. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to stay current with the University’s Emergency Notification System by logging onto ULink and verifying your contact information. Youalso can use the Rave Guardian app on mobile phones to check-in with guardians and utilize the panic button. See more at

This entry was posted in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink.