Lafayette Police searching for armed robbery suspect near Doiron Drive

People are asked to avoid the area if possible.

Posted: Dec 3, 2021 2:05 PM
Updated: Dec 3, 2021 2:18 PM

LAFAYETTE, La. (KADN) - The Lafayette Police Department is searching for an armed robbery suspect in the area of Doiron Drive on Friday afternoon.

An LPD spokeswoman tells News15 that around 10:30 a.m., officers pursued a vehicle with the suspect of the robbery. That robbery happened in the 1700 block of North University Avenue.

While chasing the suspect, they jumped out of the vehicle and ran into a neighboring apartment complex.

LPD said that officers are in the 200 block of Doiron Drive with a permieter in place in an attempt to locate the suspect.

News15 has a crew on the way to the scene. We will update you as more information because available.

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