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Portage bait shop robbed on Sunday

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Portage Police is seeking the public’s help in identifying the man who on Sunday robbed the Quik-Step Outdoors bait shop on U.S. Highway 20, east of Ind. 249.

According to police, the robbery occurred at 10 a.m.

The suspect was described as a white male in his mid thirties, 5’ 10’’ in height with a heavy build, wearing a blue coat and a blue winter cap.

The suspect was driving a large white SUV, possibly a Chevrolet Suburban, with an Indiana handicapped license plate from White County.

Anyone with information about the robbery is urged to contact the Portage PD at 762-3122 or Det. Vaughn at 764-5705.


Posted 11/26/2013