Woman robbed while searching for vehicle in parking lot
POSTED: Friday, March 29, 2013 - 4:30pm
UPDATED: Friday, March 29, 2013 - 4:34pm
Lafayette, La — On March 29, 2013, at approximately 2:00 a.m., Lafayette Police responded to the 2800 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway regarding an armed robbery.
The victim, a 66 year old female of Lafayette, advised police that she was walking in a medical center’s parking lot attempting to locate her vehicle. As she searched, a small 2 door yellow truck drove up next to her. The truck was driven by a black male and occupied by two black females. The driver questioned if the victim needed assistance. The driver then exited the vehicle, produced a handgun and demanded the victim’s purse. The suspects fled the parking lot, traveling south on Ambassador Caffery Parkway. The victim, who was not harmed, went to a nearby business and contacted police.
Detectives are asking anyone with information about the incident or the identity of the suspects, to contact Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS.