Police searching for carjacking suspect who pulled gun on woman in daylight
POSTED: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 8:00pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 8:04pm
LAFAYETTE, LA (NBC33) — Police are searching for a carjacking suspect who pulled a gun on a woman earlier this afternoon.
The Lafayette Police Department reports that the incident occurred on Tuesday, July 16 at roughly 4:30 p.m. We’re told the suspect approached the female victim from behind in a parking lot located in the 2800 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway.
The suspect fled the scene in the woman’s white 2006 Mazda Tribute. It bears the Louisiana license plate number “PIL340.”
The suspect is described as a white male, 5’6” tall, 30-40 years old, wearing a red cap and blue shorts.
If you know anything regarding this incident or the location of the vehicle, call Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.
The victim was not injured during the incident.
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