Decatur police seek help identifying robbery suspect

Staff Writer

    The Decatur Police Department is looking for information concerning a robbery at gunpoint at 3:45 a.m. Wednesday at Johnson's Junction gas station.
    An unknown white, male suspect, approximately 5-feet, 10-inches, entered the gas station and demanded cash while pointing a handgun at the employee working behind the counter. An undisclosed amount of cash was stolen and the suspect fled on foot to the north.
    The suspect was wearing blue/gray/black gym shoes, blue jeans, gray and black pullover jacket and a blue balaclava type hat/mask.
    According to a news release from the Indiana State Police, investigators believe this individual is responsible robbing the Speedway gas station located at 1117 W. 7th Street in Auburn on October 9th as well as gas stations and convenience stores in Peru, Indiana and Logansport, Indiana on September 30th and in Portage, Michigan and Kalamazoo, Michigan on October 10th.
   Investigators are also urging anyone with any information about any of these robberies to contact the Indiana State Police Post in Fort Wayne at either (800) 552-0976 (Indiana only) or (260) 432-8661. Anonymous tips will be accepted.
    Any Adams County resident who has information to aid in identifying this suspect is asked to contact Detective Chris Brite at cbrite@decaturin.org or call 724-8646.

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