LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY) –Lafayette police continue to look for armed robbery suspect following an armed robbery at a local business on Friday, according to Sgt. Robin Green.

The armed robbery was reported at 10:30 a.m. along the 1700 block of N. University Ave.

A police chase took place and the suspect jumped from the vehicle and ran into a nearby apartment complex. Police set up a perimeter in the 200 block of Doiron Drive while they searched the area for the suspect.

The area was closed to motorists for three hours but has since reopened, according to Green.

The suspect remains at large.