Lafayette man sentenced for campus robberies

Julius Armstead
Julius Armstead

TIPPECANOE CO., Ind. (WLFI) – A Lafayette man is sentenced to 14 years in prison for his role in four robberies near Purdue’s campus.

Julius Armstead, 19, robbed four individuals near campus during a four-day stretch in October of 2012.

As News 18 has already reported, three other defendants were sentenced for their roles in the robberies in January.

Tippecanoe County Prosecutor Pat Harrington said Armstead was sentenced to 14 years in prison, 2 years in Community Corrections and 2 years on probation. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, off topic, or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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