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Lafayette Sheriff Deputies Search for Abductor

Friday, July 25, 2003

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office reports that on Wednesday July 24, 2003 at approximately 12:50am an 18 year –old female who had stopped at the Chevron Station on Ambassador Caffery and Verot School Road; was abducted. The suspect described as a black male, 6-1, 220 LBS, wearing a white shirt and dark colored jeans, approached the victim from behind as she was returning to her vehicle. He forced her into her vehicle then drove the victim around for several hours where she was sexually assaulted and forced to withdraw money from her ATM. The suspect then left the victim in her vehicle behind a business near Woodrow and Cameron Street and fled on foot. Detectives are continuing the investigation and will release further information as it becomes available.

Lt Craig Stansbury
Public Information Officer
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office