Police in Lafayette advise that at least one suspected burglar may have attempted to get in some last-minute shopping Friday, approaching a home in the 800 block of Mountain View Drive.
Police said that a 9:04 a.m. a maroon colored 4-door sedan parked in the driveway of the residence, a black male exiting the passenger side of the car and walking half way around the exterior of the home.
Officers reported that the man then went to the front door of the residence, repeatedly ringing the door bell and knocking on the front door while simultaneously attempting to open it. He returned to the car he arrived in and it fled the area when he realized the home was occupied, according to police.
Black male, blue jeans, light colored shoes
Red or maroon-colored four-door sedan with yellow paper plates
We don’t think we have to tell you that you should contact police if you see this person or this car in your neighborhood.