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Midwest Swinney Ave Video 1

Swinney Avenue Midwest America FCU robbery footage from 10/25/2012. Submitted video from the Fort Wayne Police Department.

Courtesy Fort Wayne Police Department
Police released this image of a gunman who robbed the Midwest America credit union off Broadway.

Masked men rob city credit union

Two men wearing black masks robbed a credit union on the south side Thursday morning just as employees were arriving for work, Fort Wayne police said.

Armed with handguns, the men forced the employees into Midwest America Federal Credit Union at 1021 Swinney Ave.

The men demanded cash and left with an undisclosed amount of money. Police were dispatched at 8:40 a.m. to the credit union near Broadway and Taylor Street.

A still surveillance image released by police shows one of the robbers next to a safe, wearing blue gloves while holding a tray of cash and a silver handgun. Both robbers wore dark hooded sweatshirts, police said.

Authorities are offering a $2,000 reward for information that leads to the robbers' arrest. Tipsters are asked to call the Fort Wayne Police Department at 427-1222 or the local FBI office at 426-5331.

A Fort Wayne bank was robbed shortly after 8 a.m. Friday.

aingersoll@jg.net

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