West Lafayette Police investigating armed robbery

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – West Lafayette police are investigating a reported strong-armed robbery near the 1400 block of Northwestern Avenue just north of Cherry Lane. The incident was reported around 2:45 a.m. Friday.

The victim reported a male subject in a ski mask approached her from behind and took her wallet. The suspect was described as approximately 5’11” tall, with a heavy build and possibly wearing a long-sleeved shirt.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Purdue Police Department at 765-494-8221. The WeTip anonymous hotline, which is used by all Greater Lafayette law enforcement agencies, also is available at 1-800-78CRIME (1-800-782-7463).

Purdue robbery area

Purdue robbery area

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