For Immediate Release Contact: Sgt. Scott Galloway
January 18th, 2017 firstname.lastname@example.org
On January 14th, 2017, around 5:10 am, Lafayette Police responded to the Circle K gas station at 3112 North Earl Avenue for a report of an armed robbery. Officers arrived and the alleged suspect had already fled the scene. There were no injuries reported. Officers spoke to witnesses, who described the assailant as a black male, thin, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt.
The clerk reported she was threatened at knife point to open the cash drawer. The alleged suspect stole money and fled the store. Officers obtained video footage and attached are still photographs of the alleged suspect.
Anyone with information on 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.