Off duty officer foils armed robbery
LAFAYETTE, LA --- On November 24, 2010, at approximately 9:30 pm, Lafayette Police responded to a parking lot in the 500 block of Jefferson Street regarding an armed robbery. The victim, a 46 year old male of Abbeville, was exiting his vehicle when he was approached by the suspect. The suspect produced a handgun and demanded cash. The suspect then began running from the scene. An off duty Lafayette Police Officer observed the suspect running from the scene and detained the suspect until responding officers arrived. The suspect was arrested and the handgun was recovered. The victim was not injured during the incident. Police arrested Terrence Bartley (22) of Scott and charged him with Armed Robbery. The case remains under investigation.