Lafayette Police are investigating an armed robbery that took place early Saturday morning on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.
The victim told police that a young black male had approached him with a handgun in the 900 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, stole the victim’s cell phone and fled the scene in a silver Toyota Camry, Cpl. Paul Mouton said in a news release. The victim was not injured during the robbery, which happened about 3:50 a.m., the release says.
The robber was said to be wearing a black shirt, gray pants and a blue bandana on his head, the release says.
Anyone with information about the robbery or the identity of the suspect is encouraged to call Lafayette Police or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.