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LPD searching for suspect in alleged VP armed robbery

Police said the clerk was robbed at gunpoint and the thief got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes.

Posted: Aug. 27, 2018 5:49 AM
Updated: Aug. 27, 2018 10:07 AM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Lafayette police are searching for a male suspect after the Village Pantry on 6th and Union Streets was allegedly robbed early Monday morning.

Around 2 a.m. police said the clerk was allegedly robbed at gunpoint. The thief got away with an undisclosed amount of cash and cigarettes, according to police.

Police are actively searching for the suspect. Officers said a K-9 unit searched a Lafayette home for the suspect, but nothing was found.

Police said no injuries were reported in the incident. No other information was provided.

We are working with police to get more details and a suspect description. The only description they could provide was that it was a male. We will bring that information to you when we have it. 

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