Suspect wanted for overnight armed robbery on Johnston St.

Photo source: Lafayette Police

Authorities are searching for a man after he robbed the Dollar Spot at 5901 Johnston St. right before 7:30 p.m. on Sunday.

A clerk told Lafayette police that a black male suspect came into the store with his face covered and was armed with a pistol. The suspect forced the clerk and stole an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect, who was captured on surveillance video, is described as a black male wearing dark clothing.

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

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