Police: Gas station robbery suspect pushes clerk before stealing cash from drawer

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Police in Lafayette are looking for a suspect after a robbery at a Speedway gas station.

Lafayette police said the robbery happened around 2:10 a.m. Sunday at the Speedway gas station located at 1901 Elmwood Ave. The man walked around the counter, pushed the clerk and then took money from the cash drawer, police said.

4 Fast Facts

  • Lafayette police seeking robbery suspect
  • Man pushed clerk at Speedway gas station and took some cash
  • Police searched with K-9 but couldn’t find the suspect
  • Surveillance cameras captured images of the man

Witnesses said the man then ran out of the store with some cash and headed south on North 19th Street toward Salem Street. Police searched the area with a K-9 but didn’t locate the man.

Surveillance cameras captured images of the suspect.

Anyone with information should call the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200 or the anonymous We-Tip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME.

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