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Suspect arrested in connection to 3-day robbery spree in Lafayette

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Lafayette police arrested a man in connection to a string of recent robberies.

Investigators were investigating three robberies committed between Dec.11 and Dec. 13. Two of the robberies took place at Village Pantry convenience stores in Lafayette.

The first robbery occurred at the VP on South Ninth Street on Dec. 11. The next day, a pedestrian reported being robbed on North Third Street. A third robbery took place at the VP on South Fourth Street on Dec. 13.

On Tuesday, police arrested 18-year-old Keywan Moten on three counts of robbery. Moten was found in a vehicle in the 800 block of South Fourth Street.

Police said no weapon was displayed in either VP robbery.

The Tippecanoe County Prosecutor’s Office will review the charges.

Anyone with information on any of the robberies is asked to contact the Lafayette Police Department at 765-807-1200 or the anonymous WeTip Hotline at 800-78-CRIME.