A Lafayette woman charged after attempted robbery

A Lafayette woman has been charged following an alleged attempted armed robbery Wednesday evening at the Speedway Gas Station on Elmwood Avenue.

Posted: Apr 20, 2018 5:16 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A Lafayette woman has been charged following an alleged attempted armed robbery Wednesday evening at the Speedway Gas Station on Elmwood Avenue.

Related: Woman attempts to rob Speedway, held on ground until police arrive

Prosecutors filed charges against Whitney Gamiel Friday, which including robbery resulting in bodily injury, kidnapping, and intimidation.

According to court documents, Gamiel entered the Speedway and said she had a gun. She was given money, cigarettes and the keys to the store. She then demanded an employee leave with her.

Once outside, the employee and a customer held her on the ground until police arrived.

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