Lafayette man attacked while walking home

Lafayette Attempted Robbery

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – One man is in the hospital, and police are looking for the two people who reportedly attacked him on Lafayette’s south side.

Police said a man was walking near Casey’s General Store on State Road 25 early Wednesday morning when two people attacked him for unknown reasons. He was taken to a Lafayette hospital with a head injury where he was treated and released.

The men were described as two black males in their 20s. One was said to be about 5-feet-6-inches tall, and the other was described as a heavier-set male approximately 6-feet tall.

If you have any information about this case, you can call 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, 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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