Armed man tries robbing security officer

Police responded on May 12, 2009, at approximately 11:30 pm, to assist a security officer who had been threatened by an armed man.

The security officer was inside a security building in the 300 block of Feu Follet Road when a white male approached. The suspect approached the guard and lifted his shirt, exposing a small caliber handgun in his waist band.

The suspect demanded the victim’s wallet, but police say that the security officer refused to comply. The suspect fled the area on foot towards Kaliste Saloom Road.

The victim, a 45 year old male of Lafayette, described the suspect as a white male, medium build, 5′7″, brown shoulder length hair wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans.
Detectives are asking anyone who might have witnessed the incident or can identify the suspect to contact the Lafayette Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

The security officer was not injured in the robbery attempt and no shots were fired according to police.