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Posted on: August 21, 2018

Lafayette Police Investigating a Reported Armed Robbery on Amelia Ave

For Immediate Release                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Contact: Sgt. Matt Gard           

  August 21st, 2018                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                mjgard@lafayette.in.gov

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        (765) 807-1223


Lafayette Police Investigating an Armed Robbery on Amelia Ave


On Tuesday August 21st at 12:53 am, the Lafayette Police Department responded to a report of an armed robbery that took place at 3982 Amelia Ave.  A pizza delivery driver, Cody Achgill (24) reported a male attempted to rob him as he was making a delivery.  Achgill fired his handgun at the suspect, who then reportedly ran away.  Achgill notified police of the robbery.  Officers from the Lafayette Police Department recovered a handgun, believed to belong to the suspect.


Detectives are investigating to see if this incident is related to the report of a deceased male found in the 3900 block of Amelia Ave around 7 am today.   


Anyone with any information on these incidents is encouraged to contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200, or through the anonymous We-TIP hotline at 800-78-CRIME.  At this time there is no belief that any danger to the public exists. 


Sergeant Matt Gard

Community Outreach & Crime Prevention



The fact a person has been arrested or charged with a crime is merely an accusation and the defendant is presumed innocent until and unless proven guilty in a court of law. 

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