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Investigators Need Help in Identifying Robbery Suspect, Barto's Service Station, Sept. 25, 2012

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For Release: September 26, 2012

Contact: City of Fort Wayne Police Department

Office of Public Information, 260 427-1343


Armed Robbery Investigation

Investigators Need Help in Identifying Suspect


Date/Time of Incident:   September 25, 2012 / 12:42 pm

Location of Incident:      1201 E. Creighton Avenue

Victim:                          Barto’s Service Station

Loss:                             Cash Loss


Fort Wayne, IndThe City of Fort Wayne Police Department is presently investigating an armed robbery that occurred on Tuesday, September 25, 2012 at approximately 12:42 pm at the Barto’s Service Station located at 1201 E. Creighton Avenue.  A witness reported that the perpetrator entered the store briefly, exited, then returned armed with a handgun and with his face concealed.  The perpetrator fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.  There were no injuries reported at the scene.


Investigators have obtained still-images captured from in-store surveillance cameras and are hopeful that someone will recognize the armed robbery suspect.  Anyone knowing the identity of the suspect is asked to contact the Fort Wayne Police Department, or Crime Stoppers at 260 436-STOP (7867) where a cash reward is possible for information received.


This incident remains under investigation with the City of Fort Wayne Police Department and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office.


Raquel Foster

City of Fort Wayne Police Department



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