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Monday, September 19, 2016 10:31 pm

Lima Road bank branch robbed

Dave Gong | The Journal Gazette

The Fort Wayne Police Department is currently seeking information about a bank robbery that occurred early Monday afternoon.


At about 1 p.m. city police responded to Fifth Third Bank, 6026 Lima Road, where an alarm had been triggered. According to police, a man in his early 20s entered the building, approached a teller and handed her a note stating he was robbing the bank.


The man did not display a weapon and was given an undisclosed amount of cash before leaving the bank on foot heading south. The suspect is described as thin, unshaven, about 6 feet, 2 inches tall, with short hair and a large nose. The man was wearing a red-and-black-striped jacket. 


A police K-9 unit attempted to locate the suspect, but was unsuccessful. The incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department, the FBI and the Allen County prosecutor's office. 


Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 436-7867. 


dgong@jg.net

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