Attempted Robbery Investigation, 6422 Georgetown North Blvd., Chosen Christian Beauty & Barber College, Dec. 4, 2012
For Release: December 4, 2012
Contact: 260 427-1343
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Attempted Robbery Investigation
Date/Time of Incident: December 4, 2012 / 12:57 pm
Location of Incident: 6422 Georgetown North Blvd.
Victim: Chosen Christian Beauty & Barber College
Loss: No Loss
Fort Wayne, Ind. – On Tuesday, December 04, 2012 at approximately 12:57 pm officers with the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to 6422 Georgetown North Blvd., Chosen Christian Beauty & Barber College, reference a report of an attempted armed robbery. Preliminary investigation indicates that a male subject entered the business demanding cash, and that he had his face concealed and was brandishing a handgun. Unable to obtain any cash, the perpetrator fled through the rear of the business to a vehicle which then fled the area. There were no injuries reported at the scene.
Several witnesses inside the business and witnesses from neighboring businesses in the plaza provided responding officers with a suspect description and a get-away vehicle description. An officer on patrol observed a vehicle matching the description that was aired and that officer initiated a traffic stop in the 3500 block of Reynolds Street. One occupant fled on foot from the vehicle but was immediately apprehended by other officers in the area. At the present time, there are three persons in police custody in connection to this incident. The investigation is ongoing while detectives determine the role of each person in this robbery investigation.
The incident remains under investigation by the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, and the Allen County Prosecuting Attorney's Office. There is nothing further at this time.
City of Fort Wayne Police Department