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Bank Robbery Investigation / 1802 Inwood Dr., Freedom Financial FCU

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For Immediate Release: December 16, 2011

City of Fort Wayne Police Department


Bank Robbery Investigation


Date/Time of Incident:          December 16, 2011 / 4:17 p.m.

Location of Incident:             1802 Inwood Drive

Victim:                                    Freedom Financial Federal Credit Union

Loss:                                       Cash (Amount Undetermined)


Today, at approximately 4:16 p.m., the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 1802 Inwood Drive, Freedom Financial Federal Credit Union, reference a report of a possible bank robbery.  Upon arrival officers learned that three male subjects, all dressed in dark-colored clothing and all wearing black-colored ski masks, entered the bank and that one subject was armed with a handgun.  While one suspect remained at the entrance acting as a 'look-out', the other two proceeded to demand money from the tellers.  One suspect reportedly jumped behind the counter.  The suspects then fled the scene on foot northbound with an undetermined amount of cash.


A canine unit of the Allen County Sheriff's Department assisted in the investigation and attempted a track, tracking northbound towards E. State Blvd. and terminating in the lot at the intersection of E. Coliseum Blvd. and E. State Blvd.


Suspect Description 1: White male, approximately 5'5" in height, described as having a small build;

Suspect Description 2: White male, approximately 5'7" - 5'8" in height, described as having a medium build;

Suspect Description 3: Description not available at this time.


There were no customers present when this incident occurred, and there were no injuries reported.  Anyone with information reference this investigation is asked to contact the City of Fort Wayne Police Department at (260) 427-1222, or CrimeStoppers at (260) 436-7867.


This incident remains under investigation by the North East Indiana Bank Robbery Task Force.  The task force is composed of members of the following law enforcement agencies: City of Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Sheriff Department, Indiana State Police, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 



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