Woman hit with gun, robbed in Lafayette

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A woman in Lafayette was hit in the face with a gun and robbed early this morning.

The Lafayette Police Department responded to a robbery call at about 3:18 a.m  near 8th and Ferry Streets.

A female victim reported she was struck in the face with a handgun. The assailant then took her purse and personal property inside of it. The male assailant fled from the area. Responding officers were unable to locate anyone involved.

The assailant was having a medium build and was about 5'7" wearing dark clothing.

The victim suffered minor injuries but refused medical treatment at the scene.

The Lafayette Police Department asks that anyone with any further information about this investigation please contact the Lafayette Police Department or call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78 Crime.