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Police searching for Lafayette armed robber

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LAFAYETTE, LA (WAFB) -

Lafayette Police are searching for a man who held up a convenience store in the 2900 block of Verot School Road.

It happened November 28, Thanksgiving Day, around 10 p.m.

The employees inside the store told police a black male went into the store and had a handgun. He demanded money and ran off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Thankfully no employees were injured during the robbery.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 20's or 30's. He was last seen wearing a black jacket and had a red piece of clothing over his head.

Detectives are encouraging anyone with information about the robbery or the identity of the suspect to call Lafayette Police or Crime Stoppers at 337-232-TIPS.

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