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Robbery Investigation, 4233 N. Clinton St., Marathon Gas Station Jan 2 2013

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For Release: January 14, 2013

Contact: (260) 427-1343

City of Fort Wayne Police Department


Robbery Investigation

Department Seeks to Identify Robbery Suspect


Date / Time of Incident: January 2, 2013 / 7:25 am

Location of Incident: 4233 N. Clinton Street

Victim: Marathon Stop & Go

Loss: Cash Loss


Fort Wayne, Ind – Detectives with the Fort Wayne Police Department are presently investigating a gas station robbery that occurred on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at approximately 7:25 a.m. at 4233 N. Clinton Street.  The perpetrator entered the gas station store, browsed, and then approached the counter as if to make a purchase.  Instead the perpetrator brandished a handgun and demanded cash from the register.  The perpetrator then fled from the scene on foot, southbound.  There were no injuries reported at the scene.  Detectives have obtained in-store video of the robbery suspect and are asking for anyone knowing the identity or whereabouts of the suspect to contact police or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436- STOP [7867].


The suspect was described by witnesses as a stocky black male, approximately 6’ tall, and is seen in the following video clip wearing a dark ‘poofy’ coat, and a dark-colored winter hat with gray fur lining.

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

Officer Raquel Foster

City of Fort Wayne Police Department


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