Bank Robbery Investigation December 2, 2016

For Immediate Release

December 2, 2016

Bank Robbery Investigation


Date:       12/02/2016


Time:       4:33 PM


Location:  9105 Lima Road


Victim:     Chase Bank





On Friday, 12/02/2016, at approximately 4:33 PM, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 9105 Lima Road, Chase Bank, reference a reported bank robbery.


Preliminary information indicates the suspect entered the bank and presented a bank teller with a note demanding cash.  The note indicated the suspect was armed with a weapon.  The suspect fled the scene driving southbound on Lima Road.  The vehicle is described as a cream in color extended cab pick-up truck.  Reports indicate the truck has several dents, is very dirty, and a white in color bulldog was in the cab of the truck when the suspect fled.  The suspect is described as a male, white, approximately 40-50 years-old.  Bank surveillance photographs of the suspect have been attached to this e-mail.


There were customers inside the bank at the time of the robbery and no injuries were reported.  Crime Scene Technicians are currently processing the scene for potential evidence.  Investigators are reviewing video surveillance from the bank and nearby businesses.


Investigators are requesting anyone that was in the area of the Chase Bank this evening and observed any suspicious activity to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260-427-1201 or the local FBI office 260-426-5331.  This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


Officer Jason Anthony

Public Information Officer

City of Fort Wayne Police Department