Lafayette Police are asking for your assistance in locating a white 2006 Mazda Tribute, with the Louisiana license plate number "PIL340". The vehicle was involved in a carjacking today at the 2800 block of Ambassador Caffery.

According to reports, a female was approached by a white male, 5'6" tall, 30-40 years of age. The suspect approached the female from her blind side and demanded the keys to the vehicle, he was last seen wearing a red cap and blue shorts. The victim reports that the man did have a handgun in his possession at the time of the carjacking.

Anyone that spots the vehicle is asked to call Lafayette Police at 232-TIPS.

Here is a photo of the make and model of the vehicle that was stolen today.