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Speedy Mart on Broadway robbed at gunpoint today

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The Speedy Mart at 1175 Broadway was robbed at gunpoint early this morning, the Chesterton Police Department is reporting.

According to 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 backpack.

Anyone with 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.



Posted 6/1/2018






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