Police: Victim hit in the head with gun before being robbed in Lafayette

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LAFAYETTE, La. (KLFY)—  Lafayette Police responded to an armed robbery where a female victim was hit in the head with a gun before being robbed.

On May 19, 2016, at approximately 3 a.m. Lafayette Police tells KLFY that officers responded to an armed robbery in 300 block of Claudia Drive.

According to the female victim, she had just returned home and was exiting her vehicle, she tells police that she was approached by two armed suspects wearing a mask and hooded sweatshirts.

Officials with the Lafayette Police tell News 10 that one of the suspects struck the victim in the head with a gun and fled the scene in a vehicle after stealing the victim’s purse.

Police say the victim was transported to a hospital with minor injuries.

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