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Department Seeks to Identify Suspect In Overnight Robbery Spree

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For Immediate Release: August 4, 2011

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

Contact:           Officer Raquel Foster

Office of Public Information

raquel.foster@cityoffortwayne.org

(260) 427-1343

 

 


Investigators Seek to Identify Suspect in Overnight Robbery Spree

 

Date/Time of Incident:   August 4, 2011 / 12:35 a.m.

Location of Incident:      2802 E. State Blvd. 

Victim:                             CVS

Loss:                                Cash loss, bottle of vodka, and container of orange juice

 

Date/Time of Incident:    August 4, 2011 / 4:26 a.m.

Location of Incident:       2410 N. Coliseum Blvd. 

Victim:                              Walgreens

Loss:                                 Carton of Cigarettes

 

Date/Time of Incident:     August 4, 2011 / 4:51 a.m.

Location of Incident:        5830 Coldwater Road 

Victim:                               Marathon

Loss:                                  Cash loss, energy drink

 

The Fort Wayne Police Department is presently investigating a string of robberies that occurred during the early morning hours of August 4, 2011.  Investigators have obtained in-store video surveillance of each incident and believe the perpetrator to be the same person in each investigation.  Additionally, the perpetrator presented with a similar method of operation wherein he browsed the store then arrived at the cashier counter/register with items as if to make a purchase, but instead would demand money from the register.  The perpetrator would reach behind his back, or ‘root’ about his pocket as if he were reaching for a weapon.  The perpetrator would then flee the scene on foot.

 

Suspect Description: 

Male black, 5’8” – 6’, medium build, having a ‘tear drop’ tattoo under one eye; seen wearing a red-colored shirt with a collar, dark-colored pants, and white-colored shoes.   Investigators believe that after the first incident, the suspect then shed the red-colored shirt and was later seen wearing a yellow-colored shirt.

 

Anyone knowing the identity or whereabouts of this individual is encouraged to contact the City of Fort Wayne Police Department at 260 427-1222 or Crime Stoppers at 260 436-STOP, 260 436-7867.

 

Raquel Foster, Public Information Officer

City of Fort Wayne Police Department

 

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