Lafayette Police investigate armed robbery

WLFI File Photo
WLFI File Photo

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – A Lafayette Village Pantry was robbed by a man showing a revolver early Sunday morning.

According to Lafayette police, officers responded to the Village Pantry at 1920 Main St. at 1:42 a.m. in reference to the armed robbery.

Witnesses described the suspect as a black male dressed in all black, about 5-feet 9-inches and 190 pounds. He displayed a silver revolver while telling the clerk to give him money and cigarettes.

The suspect left the store with an undisclosed amount of cash. No injuries were reported at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200, or use 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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