Fort Wayne police seek gas station robbery suspect

Fort Wayne police say they are looking for the public’s help identifying a suspect they say is...
Fort Wayne police say they are looking for the public’s help identifying a suspect they say is wanted in connection with three armed robberies in the past several days.(Fort Wayne Police Department)
Published: May. 31, 2022 at 11:33 AM EDT
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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (Fort Wayne’s NBC) - The Fort Wayne Police Department is looking for a man they say has robbed three gas stations armed with a long-barreled gun, two of the robberies happened early Tuesday morning.

Police describe the man as between 5-feet, 8-inches, to 5-feet, 10-inches tall, and believe he is in his late 40s to early 60s. During the robberies, the man is always wearing a dark blue long coat with a hood that has paint stains on it and wearing a surgical mask.

Police say the man has not hesitated to point the gun at cashiers during the robbery.

On May 22, at 2:23 p.m., police say the man robbed the Phillips 66, 1415 N. Coliseum Boulevard. On May 31, police believe the man robbed two gas stations, at 4:30 a.m., the Lassus, 5917 Lima Road, and the Quick Stop 3170 E. State Boulevard at 4:51 a.m.

Anyone with information about the man or the robberies is asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at 260-427-1201, Crime Stoppers at 260-436-7867, or use the P3 Tips app.

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