WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — The West Lafayette Police Department is investigating an early morning armed robbery.
It happened at 108 S. River Rd. around 3:00 a.m. on Saturday. The victim reports the suspect displayed a black handgun during the incident. The suspect got away with the victim's car keys, wallet, and cellphone.
West Lafayette Police say it's unclear if this is the same suspect involved in the armed robbery on Purdue University's campus nearly one-hour before this incident.
Purdue University police are looking for the suspect involved in an armed robbery Saturday morning.
It happened at 1:45 a.m in the 100 block of Pierce Street, on a gravel lot near the Wood Street Parking garage. Police report two students were robbed of cellphones and wallets.
The suspect fled on foot west toward Wood Street Parking Garage. Police are warning people to avoid the area, however, they say there is no threat to the area.
This is a developing story.