LAFAYETTE, IND. — A man is in jail following an apparent armed robbery at an ATM machine in Lafayette Monday.
According to the Lafayette Police Department, police responded to the reported armed robbery at the Walmart on State Road 26 East around 12:30 a.m.
Police said the victim was ordered to drive to a nearby ATM and withdraw money at gunpoint.
After receiving the money, the suspect told the victim to go back to the Walmart. The suspect then left the scene.
Officers checked businesses along State Road 26, locating the suspect in the Meijer parking lot.
Police arrested Michael E. Brown, 35 of Lafayette and preliminarily charged him with robbery, theft and intimidation. He was booked into the Tippecanoe County Jail.