Wed, Dec 5, 2012
A man was arrested today by Iberia Sheriff’s Deputies for allegedly for snatching a 40-year-old woman’s purse at gunpoint.
Investigators say that Chance Walker, 22, was arrested for armed robbery and booked into the Iberia Parish jail.
Deputies said they learned that a 40-year-old female was approached in the parking lot of the business by a white male suspect armed with a handgun.
The suspect pointed the handgun at the victim and stole her purse from her person. The suspect then fled from the scene on foot and headed towards the direction of 502 W. Admiral Doyle. The suspect was later identified as Walker.
A search warrant and arrest warrant for Walker were obtained by detectives with the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office. Deputies believed Walker was hiding out inside of his apartment at 502 W. Admiral Doyle. The Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office SWAT Team made entry into Walker’s residence and located Walker, who was attempting to evade capture.
Detectives were also able to locate evidence linking Walker to the robbery.