For Immediate Release
February 21, 2017
Date: Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Time: 1:50 p.m.
Location: Salin Bank
9835 Lima Road
Fort Wayne police are investigating the robbery of the Salin Bank located at 9835 Lima Road which occurred at approximately 1:50 p.m. this afternoon. Investigators have learned that a female white wearing a surgical mask, red sweater and sunglasses entered the bank handed a teller a handwritten note that demanded cash. The suspect was given an undisclosed amount of cash, and then left the bank last seen possibly in a green passenger vehicle.
At approximately 2:00 p.m. uniform officers observed a green passenger vehicle and a female white that closely matched the description given of the Salin Bank robbery suspect in the 4400 block of Bluffton Road. Officers were able to detain two suspects, an adult female white and an adult male without incident. These individuals were transported to police headquarters where detectives will interview them to see what if any involvement that they might have in the bank robbery incident.
This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Bank Robbery Task Force.
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department