Purdue University police investigate early Monday morning armed robbery

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Police are investigating an early Monday morning armed robbery at Purdue University.

According to an alert from the university, the robbery was reported around 4 a.m. on the south side of Hawkins Hall. People were being asked to avoid the area near the 400 block of West Wood Street.

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