November 18th, 2016 at around 4:40 am
The Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Casey’s General Store at 153 Teal Road West. The alleged suspect, described as a black male, tall and thin, entered the store and demanded money from the on-duty clerk, while armed with a handgun.
The alleged suspect stole money and fled the store on foot. Lafayette Police K-9 and officers attempted a track, but were unable to locate the alleged suspect. There were no injuries reported by the clerk. The case will be turned over to detectives for further investigation.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department at (765) 807-1200 or the anonymous We-Tip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME.
Sgt. Scott Galloway
Community Outreach / Crime Prevention
The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law.