POSTED: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 5:15pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 5:19pm
LAFAYETTE, LA (NBC33) — A warrant was issued today for the arrest of a man accused of robbing a woman and hitting her in the head with a handgun.
The Lafayette Police Department has issued a warrant for the arrest of Dexter Trahan, 31, of Duson.
The incident for which he’s accused happened on Thursday, June 6 . Detectives believe Trahan approached the woman while she was getting into her car, which was parked in the 4400 block of Ambassador Caffery Parkway.
The victim told police that a man pulled out a gun and demanded her purse. After he grabbed it, he allegedly hit her in the head, causing her injuries. He ran off after someone honked a horn.