Lafayette Police were called out to the 4300 block of Moss Street around 9 o'clock last night after getting a report of an armed robbery.

The clerk says the suspect came into the Dollar General armed with a handgun and demanded money.

The suspect then fled the store on foot with an undisclosed amount of money.

The clerk was not injured during the robbery.

Police say the suspect is described as a black male between 5-5 and 5-9, wearing a red baseball cap, sunglasses, and a bandanna covering his face.  He is also said to have been wearing a dark colored short sleeve shirt, light colored pants and white tennis shoes.

Detectives are asking anyone with information about the robbery or the identity of the suspect to contact Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.