Burglars drop in through ceiling in jewelry store heist

Lafayette police are investigating a robbery at Andy’s Jewelry on Feu Follet Road that occurred last weekend when one or more burglars disarmed the alarm system and dropped into the store through the ceiling, officials said.

Sgt. Randal Leger said the store lost a “large amount of jewelry” in the heist, which occurred Saturday night or Sunday.

Leger did not state an exact amount in the news release, which was emailed Thursday morning.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lafayette police or Crime Stoppers at (337) 232-TIPS.