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On Sunday, November 27, 2016 at approximately 2:15am, Lafayette police officers responded to the Shell Gas Station, located at 245 S. 4th Street, regarding an attempted armed robbery. It was reported that a black male, wearing a black hat, black clothing and mask on his face, entered the business and displayed a handgun. The suspect demanded money at that time. No money was obtained, and the suspect fled the store on foot. The suspect is outstanding at this time.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to call the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200, or the anonymous WeTip Hotline at 1-800-78CRIME.
Sergeant Grant Snyder