LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Police in Lafayette and West Lafayette are investigating two attempted robberies that happened Friday, September 11.
The West Lafayette Police Department (WLPD) received a report of a robbery at 111 S. River Road around 7:30 p.m., and then the Lafayette Police Department (LPD) received a report of a robbery at 109 S. Beck Lane around 7:41 p.m.
Authorities said the suspect fled the scene prior to police arrival in both attempted robberies.
Police also believe the same suspect attempted both robberies and then fled the scenes on a moped.
He is described as 30-40 years old, and he was wearing a blue and white plaid, long sleeve shirt and jeans during both robberies.
The suspect was reported to be armed during both robberies and should be considered dangerous, according to LPD/WLPD.
If you have any information in this case, or recognize the person in the security footage images, contact the West Lafayette Police Department at (765) 775-5200, the Lafayette Police Department at (765) 807-1200 or the WeTip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME.