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Department Seeks to Identify Suspect in Armed Robbery / 3833 S Calhoun St, Ricker's Gas Station

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For Immediate Release: May 10, 2011

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

Contact:           Officer Raquel Foster

Office of Public Information

raquel.foster@cityoffortwayne.org

(260) 427-1343

  



 

Department Seeks to Identify Suspect in Attempted Robbery 

Date/Time of Incident:          May 4, 2011 / 4:54 a.m.

Location of Incident:             3833 S. Calhoun Street

Victim:                                    Rickers Gas Station

The Fort Wayne Police Department is presently investigating an attempted armed robbery that occurred on Wednesday, May 4, 2011 at approximately 4:54 a.m. at the Rickers Gas Station located at 3833 S. Calhoun Street.  A male subject reportedly approached the counter demanding money from the store clerk.  The suspect was holding a white plastic bag which appeared to contain a heavy object (believed to be an unopened bottle of Crown Royal), and threatened to injure the store clerk with it.  The suspect fled the scene, and there was no reported loss. 

Investigators have obtained still images captured via 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 Hispanic, early to mid-twenties, approximately 5’4” to 5’5”, described as having a ‘husky build’, and ‘patchy’ facial hair; last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt.

 

 Raquel R. Foster

Public Information Officer

Fort Wayne Police Department

 

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