POSTED: Friday, June 7, 2013 - 5:00pm
UPDATED: Friday, June 7, 2013 - 5:04pm
LAFAYETTE, LA (NBC33) — A woman was hospitalized after an armed robber hit her in the head with a gun.
The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that the incident occurred at roughly 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 6. We’re told a woman was walking to her car parked on Ambassord Caffery Parkway when she was approached by the robber.
Officials say the suspect grabbed the woman’s purse and struck the woman in the head with his gun. The victim told police that she heard someone blow a car horn, which caused the man to run away.
The suspect is described as a black male wearing a camouflage jacket and blue jean shorts. The victim was transported to a local hospital for minor injuries.
If you know anything about this incident or the suspect, call Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS (8477).