According to reports, Lafayette police are currently searching for a suspect involved in an armed robbery. Following a police chase, the suspect ran into an apartment complex where the Lafayette Police Department has set up a perimeter.

Facebook via Lafayette Police Department
Facebook via Lafayette Police Department
loading...

According to KLFY, the armed robbery happened before noon today in the 1700 block of N. University. See that area, located just off of I-10 at University, below.

Google Maps
Google Maps
loading...

The report goes on to say that a police chase was underway when the suspect jumped out of a vehicle and ran to an apartment complex. Now, police have a perimeter set up at the 200 block of Doiron Drive in Lafayette per the report.

Police advise drivers to avoid the area.

UPDATE: Authorities have reopened the area to motorists, although the suspect still remains at large per the below report.

See the report from @KLFY on Twitter below.

This story is developing.

10 of Louisiana's Weirdest Laws