Two gunmen rob Lafayette convenience store, LPD seeks information

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Two men, armed with full-sized semi-automatic handguns, stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the Food Plus convenience store near the corner of Kossuth and South 9th Street in Lafayette last Friday night.

Lafayette Police Department patrol officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at 903 Kossuth Street in Lafayette at 8:01pm on Friday, September 3. Responding LPD officers established a perimeter and a K9 track was attempted with negative results.

LPD has issued the following descriptions of the suspected thieves:

Suspect 1:
Hispanic male, 5’7”, 170 lbs.
White, oversized t-shirt and jeans with white tennis shoes
Shoulder length, braided hair
White bandana covering face
Earrings in both ears
Tattoo of a female on inside of right forearm

Suspect 2:
Hispanic male, 5’7”, 170 lbs.
Black, oversized t-shirt and jeans with white tennis shoes
Shoulder length, braided hair
White bandana covering face
Earrings in both ears

The LPD is continuing to investigate this incident, and anyone with information regarding this robbery is encouraged to call 765-807-1200 or the WeTip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME (1-800-782-7463).


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