NEW IBERIA — Authorities in New Iberia are searching for an armed robber who held up a woman Thursday and fled the scene in the victim’s vehicle.
The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office said the woman was outside her home in the 400 block of South Lasalle Street when a man wearing a white jacket and white face mask approached her with a gun and demanded her car keys.
Once she handed them over, the robber sped off in the woman’s green 2000 Buick LeSabre toward St. Peter Street, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.
The car’s license plate number is YUG791.
Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office at (337) 369-3711.