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Lafayette police searching for suspect in armed robbery of Food Plus store

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LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Lafayette Police Department is investigating an armed robbery of a Food Plus store that occurred early Saturday morning.

Officers were dispatched to the store at 903 Kossuth Street around 4:10 a.m. When they arrived, the clerk told them a man entered with his face covered and demanded money.

Police say no weapon was displayed at the time and the suspect fled before they arrived. Officers conducted a search, but the suspect was not located.

Police say the suspect is a thin man, around 5’6” to 5’8” and he was wearing a white jacket, goggles, a green mask, gloves and jeans at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department at (765) 807-1200 or the anonymous We-Tip Hotline at (800) 78-CRIME.