2 arrested after armed robbery near Purdue

John Harris (Provided Photo)

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) – Two people were arrested in connection to an armed robbery near Purdue University’s campus over the weekend.

John Harris, 22, and a 17-year-old male, whose name is not being released, were arrested. According to the West Lafayette Police Department’s Facebook page, the robbery happened early Saturday morning on Williams Street near Chauncey Avenue.

According to police, the male victim says the two suspects showed a gun, and took his wallet and cell phone.

Lafayette police helped with the investigation.

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