Lafayette Police are investigating an armed robbery that ended with the victim being locked in the trunk of his own car.

Police say the victim answered a simple knock at the door of his Louisiana Avenue home only to find an armed man on the other side. He was held at gunpoint as the suspect searched the home for valuables. The suspect then locked the him in the trunk of his car. The victim was able to free himself and call police. The suspect is described as black male last seen wearing a red hoodie and dark pants. Police believe he is wearing a white Buick Roadmaster. If you have any information, contact Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.