Lafayette Police are on the lookout for a Mardi Gras float that was stolen in Lafayette.

UPDATE: The stolen float was recovered after an anonymous caller and Facebook reports led the owners to the side of a highway near Breaux Bridge according to an Advocate report.

This Facebook post from Kassi Berard Leger seems to line up with that report after she noticed it on C Huval Road in Breaux Bridge.

Police are still looking for the people who stole it and stripped it. Anyone with tips or information should call 232-TIPS.

ORIGINAL STORY: Sgt. Robin Green with the Lafayette Police Department says that officers received a complaint around 10:30 am Saturday morning in reference to a stolen Mardi Gras float in the 300 block of Lucille Avenue.

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The float was last seen on January 7, 2022, at approximately 5:30 pm. The float is described as a 40 ft., bright green, double-decker Mardi Gras float.

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The top deck of the float has two signs located on each side, one sign is for Olivier Sprinklers and Roofing and the other sign was for David N. Meche & Associates.

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Lafayette Police Department are asking for anyone with information about this stolen float to call Lafayette Police or Lafayette Crime Stoppers at 232-TIPS.

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