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.

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