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Robbery Investigation, 3312 E. Paulding Rd, Family Dollar

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Armed  Robbery, 3312 E. Paulding Rd. (Family Dollar)
For Immediate Release:July 22, 2012
Contact: Office of Public Information 260-427-1343
City of Fort Wayne Police Department
Date/Time of Incident: July 22, 2012/ 12:32 pm
Location of Incident: 3312 E.Paulding Rd. (Family Dollar)
Suspect Description: Black Male, shorter than 5'7, approx. 130 lbs, wearing long sleeve white shirt, black pants
On July 22, 2012 at 12:32 pm officers with the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to an armed robbery at 3312 E.Paulding Rd., Family Dollar.   Witnesses at the scene advised officers that a male black, shorter than 5'7, approx. 130 lbs, wearing a long sleeve white shirt, with black pants jumped over the cashier counter and demanded money.  Witnesses told officers that the suspect had his face covered and brandished a knife.  The suspect then fled the store with an undisclosed amount of money.  Officers  canvassed the area and a Canine Unit conducted a track.  The suspect was not located at this time and remains at large.
This incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney's Office.  Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the City of Fort Wayne Police Department or Crime Stoppers at 260 436-STOP.
Jeremy I.  Webb
Public Information Officer

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