FWPD: Bank Robbery Investigation

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News release from the Fort Wayne Police Department:

Bank Robbery Investigation

Date/Time of Incident: 4-3-2013 9:24PM

Location of Incident: 3425 Hobson Road

Suspects: 2 Males

The Fort Wayne Police Department responded to the Pinnacle Credit Union located at 3425 Hobson Road in reference to a bank robbery.

As officers arrived at the bank, they located a bank employee inside the bank who told officers that as she arrived home around 5:15 PM this evening, she was met by a male who was armed with a handgun who forced her inside her residence. Once inside the residence, the suspect tied the employees hands and told her that he was going to drive with her later in the evening to the bank.

While at the residence, a relative of the employee arrived. The relative entered inside where the suspect also tied their hands. A short time later, another male suspect arrived at the residence. At approximately 9:00 PM, the suspects drove the employee and their relative to the Pinnacle Credit Union. As they arrived at the credit union, one male suspect stayed in the vehicle with the relative while the other male suspect went into the bank with the employee. The suspects then left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money. There is no suspect information at this time. There were no injuries to the employee or the relative.

This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department’s Bank Robbery Task Force and the Allen County Prosecutors Office.

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