Suspect arrested after armed robbery at LaPorte Mini Mart

Bumpass

Information from LaPorte Police

A LaPorte man was arrested and charged with Robbery, a Level 3 felony, several hours after an armed robbery occurred at the LaPorte Mini Mart, 205 Lincolnway, on Nov. 7, 2018.

The robbery occurred at about 9 a.m. and the suspect took money and fled on foot. A search of the area didn’t turn him up, but a subsequent investigation led by Det. Vince Bowman soon identified a suspect — Phillip Bumpass, 21, of LaPorte.

At about 4:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Bumpass was taken into custody. He was being held on no bond at LaPorte County Jail.

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