Fugitive Search: Shawn Yoakum

Shawn Yoakum (Photo Provided/Lafayette Police Department)
Shawn Yoakum (Photo Provided/Lafayette Police Department)

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Lafayette police need the public’s help finding a man wanted for armed robbery.

Shawn Yoakum, 36, is the subject of the week’s Fugitive Search. Police said Yoakum is described as 5-feet-10-inches tall, weighs 195 pounds and has brown hair and blue eyes.

According to detectives, Yoakum pleaded guilty to robbery while armed back in 2002. He was sentenced to 15 years in the Department of Corrections and five years on supervised probation.

This month, a petition to revoke probation warrant was issued.

Anyone with information on Yoakum’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200 or the anonymous WeTip Hotline at 800- 78- CRIME.

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