Lafayette Man Arrested For Attempted Bank Robbery
Wednesday morning Lafayette Police were called out to a bank in the 2200 block of West Pinhook to investigate a suspicious person. Officers were told the man in question had visited the bank on three separate occasions without conducting any business. 26 year old Gregory West of Lafayette was found in the public restroom of the bank. West was questioned by police at which time he gave them false information about his name. The restroom was searched and officers found a fake handgun beneath a trash bag. West was charged with attempted armed robbery and resisting by providing false information.