The Speedy Mart at
1175 Broadway was robbed at gunpoint early this morning, the Chesterton
Police Department is reporting.
police, at 4 a.m. a male subject enter the store, displayed a weapon, and
demanded money from the clerk on duty. He then fled the store, apparently on
foot, with an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency and was last seen
southbound on South 12th Street, police said.
The suspect was
described as a white male approximately 20 years of age, 5’ 6’’ in height,
with a small frame and build, short-cropped brown hair and blue eyes, and
black face paint covering his face and hands. He was dressed in all-black
baggy clothing and produced a semi-automatic handgun from a small black
information about the robbery or the suspect is asked to contact Cpl. Nick
Christian at (219) 926-1136.
The CPD was
assisted in its investigation by the Porter and Burns Harbor PDs and Portage
PD K-9 unit.