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Robbery Investigation, Department Seeks to Identify Suspects / 218 E. Pettit Ave. Kroger Grocery Store

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For Immediate Release: February 16, 2012
City of Fort Wayne Police Department
Contact: Officer Raquel Foster
Office of Public Information
(260) 427-1343

Investigators Seek to Identify Robbery Suspects

Date/Time of Incident:   February 16, 2012 / 11:28 a.m.
Location of Incident:      218 E. Pettit Avenue
Victim:                         Kroger Grocery Store
Loss:                           Store Items

Today, at approximately 11:28 am, the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 218 E. Pettit Avenue, Kroger Grocery Store, reference a robbery investigation.  Two subjects concealing store items were confronted by the Kroger loss prevention employee.  The male suspect used an electronic stun device against the loss prevention employee during the incident, and both suspects fled the store. 

Suspect Description: Female/Black, approximately 5’, approximately 20-25 years of age; last seen wearing a black coat, carrying a purple backpack, and a light-colored purse.  

Suspect Description: Male/Black, 25-30 years of age, approximately 5’5” – 5’6”, stocky build; last seen wearing a black coat, possibly a red-hooded sweatshirt, and a grey stocking hat. 

Investigators have obtained still images from store surveillance cameras.  Two images are attached; one of the female suspect, and one of the male suspect.  Anyone knowing the identity or whereabouts of either of these two suspects is asked to contact the City of Fort Wayne Police Department at 260 427-1222 or CrimeStoppers at 260 436-STOP (7867).


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