Three armed robberies in one hour in Lafayette

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – From 2:30 to 3:30 a.m. Monday, Lafayette police responded to three armed robberies across the city.

The first report came from an apartment on Chaffee Court at Claystone Apartments. Police say a man had walked outside of his apartment when he was robbed by gunpoint by two men wearing T-shirts over their faces.

Then around 3 a.m., police say another man was robbed outside of Cambridge Apartments off State Road 38. The robbers were armed with a handgun and also wore T-shirts over their faces. The victim was struck in the head but did not require hospitalization.

Minutes later, a call came in saying the Village Pantry on Greenbush Street was robbed. This time, two robbers brandished a machete. Police say the men took the store’s cash register and the clerk’s cell phone.

If you have any information on any of these robberies, please call the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200 or the WeTip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME.

 

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