LPD investigating attempted armed robbery

A man attempted to rob a woman at gunpoint Sunday in the parking lot of a Family Express in Lafayette.

Posted: Mar 26, 2018 9:27 AM
Updated: Mar 26, 2018 11:07 AM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A man attempted to rob a woman at gunpoint Friday in the parking lot of a Family Express in Lafayette.

According to Lafayette police, a man approached a woman working on her car in the parking lot of the Family Express on State Road 38 East around 1:30 p.m. Friday.

The man got into the passenger seat, showed a gun and demanded her phone. When the woman said that she did not have it, the man looked through her purse.

The man did not steal anything and ran away after the phone was not found. 

Anyone with information is asked to call LPD or the anonomous WeTip hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME.

Article Comments

West Lafayette
Clear
80° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 83°
Kokomo
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 79°
Rensselaer
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 67°
Feels Like: 75°
Fowler
Clear
75° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 75°
Williamsport
Clear
78° wxIcon
Hi: 79° Lo: 70°
Feels Like: 79°
Crawfordsville
Clear
74° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 74°
Frankfort
Scattered Clouds
79° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 82°
Delphi
Scattered Clouds
78° wxIcon
Hi: 80° Lo: 69°
Feels Like: 81°
Monticello
Scattered Clouds
78° wxIcon
Hi: 82° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 81°
Logansport
Clear
77° wxIcon
Hi: 78° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 79°
Turning Muggy with Some Storms.
WLFI Radar
WLFI Temps
WLFI Planner

Community Events