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ALLEN COUNTY
SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

715 S. Calhoun St.  Fort Wayne, IN 46802
Phone 260-449-7535 Fax 260-449-7915

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

DATE:   12/13/2011   

 

2 Arrested after Armed Robbery

 

 

Investigation Details:

 

On 12/11/2011 at approximately 12:45 PM, the Allen County Sheriff’s Department responded to an armed robbery at the Tiny Town Market at 10723 Hoagland Road.  According to reports, two male juvenile whites, 15 and 17 years old, wearing hooded sweatshirts entered the business armed with a handgun.  One suspect pointed a firearm at the clerk and demanded money. Both subjects left the business on foot with $493 in cash.   

Officers arrived and began searching the area.  Allen County Police Lt. Furnish and his K-9 Ralph initiated a track starting at the business.  K-9 Ralph led Lt. Furnish and officers to a home around the 14000 block of Minnich Road.  When officers searched the home they found the two juvenile suspects, cash and a handgun.  Officers arrested both juveniles for armed robbery.   

 

 

 

 

CONTACT:   Corporal Jeremy Tinkel

                        Public Information Officer

                        260-449-7294 / 260-615-6715