Written statement released Thursday morning regarding the armed robbery of the Larwill Deli.
On 07-07-2011 at 10:39 p.m. a male white committed an armed robbery at the Larwill Deli at S.R. 5 & U.S. 30. The suspect was armed with a small silver semi-automatic pistol. He took an undisclosed amount of cash and approximatley 8 cartons of cigarettes.
A Kosciusko K-9 tracked the suspect about a block and a half, to an alley where it appears he got in a car and left the area.
Whitley County Sheriff's Dept. is investigating. Agencies assisting were: Columbia City, South Whitley, Kosciusko County Sheriff and Indiana State Police.