Bank Robbery January 20, 2017

For Immediate Release

January 20, 2107

Bank Robbery

 

Date:                                     Friday, January 20, 2017

 

Time:                                    8:00 a.m.

 

Location:                            Fifth Third Bank

6026 Lima Road

 

Suspect #1:                        Black Male 20-30 Years of Age

6’’-6’2” Tall, 180 lbs., Slender Build, Green Eyes

Black Hooded Sweatshirt, Bottom Half of Face Concealed by Mask

Armed with Handgun

 

Suspect #2:                        Black Male 20-30 Years of Age

6’ Tall, 150-160 lbs., Smaller Frame, Brown Eyes

Black Hooded Sweatshirt, Bottom Half of Face Concealed by Mask

 

Details:

 

Fort Wayne police are presently investigating a bank robbery that took place at the Fifth Third Bank located at 6026 Lima Road at approximately 8:00 a.m. this morning. Investigators have learned that as a bank employee approached the doors to the bank she was ambushed by the two suspects. They forced their way in and were able to get an undisclosed amount of cash. Both suspects were armed with handguns that they did brandish during the robbery. The employee was the only person other than the two suspects in the bank at the time of the robbery. The suspects were last seen exiting the front door of the bank.

 

Investigators are hopeful that citizen’s in this area might have seen something that stood out which could be very beneficial to the investigation. They are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 436-STOP (436-7867).

 

This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Bank Robbery Task Force.

 

Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department