Armed robbery at VP in Lafayette

Armed Robbery at VP on 18th Street

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – The Village Pantry at the intersection of 18th Street and Brady Lane in Lafayette was the scene of an armed robbery early Friday morning.

Police said the store clerk reported the robbery around 1 a.m.

A man had walked into the store, demanded money while displaying a handgun and then fled north with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police described the individual as a black male, around 5-feet 11-inches and dressed all in black.

Anyone with information is asked to to call the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200 or the anonymous WeTip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME. 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 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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