Press release from LaPorte Police Department
At approximately 2:25 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2017, LaPorte Police officers were dispatched to Citgo Gas Station at 104 E Lincolnway in reference to an armed robbery. Officers were advised that two black males entered the business, both armed with handguns, demanding money. The clerk complied and the suspects made off with an undetermined amount of cash.
Once the suspects left the business, it’s unknown whether they fled via vehicle or on foot. No clothing description is available at this time, other than both suspects were wearing some type of masks.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Cpl. Brett Airy at 219-362-9446, Ext 205.
Also from LaPorte Police:
At approximately 2:55 a.m. Monday, April 10, 2017, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1400 block of Jefferson Avenue in reference to a burglary. The suspect(s) are believed to have entered the house through a window and exit through a door and are believed to have removed food from the residence. Video evidence located within the area indicated that three black males appearing to be in their late teens/early 20s, two carrying handguns. were in the area and left on foot.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. Nathan Thode at 219-362-9446, Ext 209.