Lafayette Police search for 2 men who robbed family at gunpoint
POSTED: Monday, October 21, 2013 - 1:30pm
UPDATED: Monday, October 21, 2013 - 1:34pm
LAFAYETTE, LA (NBC33) — Police are searching for two men armed with guns who allegedly broke into a home and pistol whipped one of the residents.
The Lafayette Police Department reports that the incident occurred on Sunday, Oct. 20 at roughly 10:50 p.m. The gunmen forced their way into a home located on Carondelet.
Officials say the suspects demanded money from the victims. One suspect allegedly struck a male victim in the head with the gun. He sustained a laceration on his head.
A female victim’s arm was also injured when a suspect grabbed her and forced her out of the room.
A juvenile was also in the home when the incident occurred and was tied up by the suspects.
The suspects managed to escape with a small amount of cash.
If you know anything about this incident, call Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.