Lafayette Police were called out to the 1300 block of Southeast Evangeline Thruway around 11:15 last night after they received a call about an armed robbery at a convenience store.

Police say a man wearing a hooded sweat shirt along with a bandana covering his face walked inside and pulled out a handgun.  The suspect demanded money from the clerk.

The suspect made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, and then he fled across the Evangeline Thruway.

Police say the suspect is described as a black male with a black sweat shirt, black jeans and a white bandana.  They say the sweat shirt had white lettering on the left sleeve.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.