Police Looking For Suspects In Lafayette Robberies
Two robberies in Lafayette on Tuesday night have police looking for the accused criminals.
The first robbery happened at O'Reilly's Auto Parts on North University Avenue around 8:30 p.m. Police say the suspect, a black man about 20-years-old wearing a white muscle shirt and shorts, went into the store armed with a pistol, demanded money from the register, then ran away.
The second robbery happened in the 100 block of Delahoussaye Drive when a suspect got out of a vehicle, approached a person on the street with a knife, then stole an undisclosed amount of money from the victim. Police say the suspect got away in a black newer model Toyota 4-door vehicle. The suspect is described as a black male with long braids and a light complexion
Police believe the robberies are not connected. Call the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS if you have any information.