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Lafayette Sheriff's Office Investigates Carjacking

Friday, October 24, 2003

The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating a carjacking that occurred Friday morning on Malapart Road near the intersection of LeBesque Road. At approximately 12:40 AM Friday morning, two black male suspects approached the victim at the Shop Rite Store located at 1900 Dulles and asked for a ride. As requested, the victim drove the two suspects to Malapart Road, where the suspects attacked the victim, and stole his vehicle. The suspects were last seen heading East on Malapart Road near LeBesque in a 1989 light blue, Toyota Camry, LA Plate JOU055. The suspects are described as two black males – one wearing a white t shirt with baggy dark pants and a medium to large afro; the second suspect is described as wearing a dark shirt, dark pants, a baseball cap and a necklace/chain with a large medallion.

If anyone has information about this incident, the suspects, or the location of the vehicle, please contact the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office at 232-9211 or Crimestoppers at 232-TIPS.

Donna Delahoussaye
Media Relations/Project Coordinator
Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office