On Saturday, February 27th, at 4:49am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of a robbery at the intersection of S 6th St and New York St. The caller, an employee with a local taxi company, reported that he had been robbed by a subject. He advised that he had just dropped the subject off at the above intersection. The suspect left briefly and returned with a mask and firearm. The suspect fled the area after obtaining cash from the driver. The suspect was described as a black male, approximately 5’11”, 190lbs, with dreadlocks.
Anybody with information regarding this incident is encouraged to call the Lafayette Police Department (807-1200) or the We-Tip Hotline (800-78-CRIME).
Lt. Brian Gossard
Community Outreach and Crime Prevention
Lafayette Police Department