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Bank Robbery 5610 Coventry Ln PNC Bank Feb 14 2013

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For Release: February 14, 2013

Contact: 260 427-1343

Office of Public Information

City of Fort Wayne Police Department


Bank Robbery Investigation


Date/Time:        February 14, 2013 / 9:15 AM

Location:          5610 Coventry Lane

Victim:              PNC Bank

Loss:                Cash Loss - Amount Undisclosed


Fort Wayne, Ind - On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at approximately 9:15 a.m. the City of Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the PNC Bank at 5610 Coventry Lane reference a report of a bank robbery.  Initial reports indicate that three male subjects, armed with handguns and with their faces concealed, entered the bank and directed the bank employees to the ground.  One employee was secured with handcuffs.  The perpetrators fled through the rear door of the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.


There were no customers inside the bank when the incident occurred, and there were no injuries reported at the scene.  One employee was transported to a local hospital for medical purposes.


A canine unit tracked from the rear of the bank into a residential area behind the bank and terminated in the 5100 block of Coventry Lane.  Crime Scene Technicians remain at the scene at this time processing the scene for evidence, and members of the Northeast Indiana Bank Robbery Task Force are presently interviewing the employees/witnesses.


The three perpetrators are described as black males, approximately 5'10" in height; all last seen wearing hooded sweatshirts.  Two of the perpetrators were wearing dark-colored hooded sweatshirts and one perpetrator was wearing a light-colored hooded sweatshirt. There is no suspect vehicle description.


Investigators have obtained still-images captured via bank surveillance and are hopeful that someone will come forward with information.  PNC Bank is offering up to $25,000 in reward money for information leading to an arrest and conviction in today's robbery at 5610 Coventry Lane, Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Anyone having information about today's incident is asked to contact Fort Wayne Police at (260) 427-1201, or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-STOP (7867).

This incident remains under investigation by the Northeast Indiana Bank Robbery Task Force.  This task force is composed of investigators with the City of Fort Wayne Police Department, Allen County Sheriff Department, Indiana State Police, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation.


Raquel Foster, Public Information Officer

City of Fort Wayne Police Department




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