Armed Robbery Investigation, Department Seeks to Identify Suspect / 2410 N. Coliseum Blvd., Walgreens
For Immediate Release: May 2, 2011
City of Fort Wayne Police Department
Contact: Officer Raquel Foster
Office of Public Information
Armed Robbery Investigation
Department Seeks to Identify Suspect
The Fort Wayne Police Department is presently investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Monday, May 2, 2011 at approximately 4:50 a.m. at the Walgreens located at 2410 N. Coliseum Blvd. A male subject reportedly entered the store and approached the pharmacy counter displaying a handgun, and demanded methadone pills. After obtaining the methadone pills, the suspect fled the store. It is believed he fled the area in a white-colored sedan.
Investigators have obtained the in-store video surveillance of the incident, and are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect. Anyone knowing the identity or whereabouts of this individual is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 260 436-STOP, 260 436-7867.
Suspect Description: male white, with reddish facial hair (having a full goatee), age range 27 – 31, 5’9” – 6”, medium build; last seen wearing a long, quarter-length green coat with a fur-lined hood.
Investigators believe this incident to be related to an armed robbery that occurred on April 22, 2011 at the CVS located at 6220 St. Joe Center Road. Methadone was taken in that incident also, and the suspect description in both investigations is similar.
Public Information Officer
Fort Wayne Police Department