Bank Robbery June 6, 2017

For Immediate Release

June 6, 2017

Bank Robbery


Date:                                     Tuesday, June 06, 2017


Time:                                    1:35 p.m.


Location:                            Chase Bank

101 E. Washington Boulevard


Arrested:                             David Grant M/61

Fort Wayne




At approximately 1:35 p.m. this afternoon officers were dispatched to the robbery of the Chase Bank located at 101 E. Washington Boulevard. The description given of the perpetrator was a male white wearing a gray sweat suit and wearing very thick lens prescription glasses.


Officers were on the scene almost immediately and while canvassing the area of the bank bike patrol officers observed Mr. Grant seated at one of the picnic tables on the plaza of the building that houses the bank. Mr. Grant was taken into custody without incident.


Bank employees indicated to investigators that Grant entered the bank passed them a note that demanded cash. No weapon was involved in this robbery. It should be noted that on October 26th, 2007 Mr. Grant attempted a robbery of the same bank and was apprehended a short distance from the bank at that time. Mr. Grant was just released from the Department of Corrections Monday, June 5th serving time for the 2007 bank robbery attempt.


This incident remains under investigation by the Bank Robbery Task Force.


Michael Joyner

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department