Lafayette police searching for armed robbery suspect

Lafayette police are looking for a man who used a gun Monday to rob a Johnston Street store of “synthetic smoking substance” with the brand names of Train Wreck 2, Blue Nugs and Kali Berry 2, officials said.

Lafayette Police Department Sgt. Randal Leger said the armed robbery occurred in the 2500 block of Johnston Street.

The robber, who was driving a Honda Civic with a Lafayette city flag license displayed on the front of the car, walked into the business with a silver semi-automatic handgun. Witnesses said the man wore a ring on his left index finger, Leger said.

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