You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to www.journalgazette.net/newsletter and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Police and fire

  • 1 misdemeanor, 3 citations at festival
    One misdemeanor charge and three animal-related citations were made in connection with the Three Rivers Festival, Fort Wayne police said today.
  • Six escape burning quadplex
    Six people escaped a burning quadplex without injuries early Wednesday morning, according to a Fort Wayne Fire Department statement. When firefighters arrived at 928 Rivermet at 1:43 a.m.
  • Kentucky suspect arrested in Noble
    A man wanted for several sex charges out of Kentucky was in custody Tuesday night in Noble County.The sheriff’s department put out notice earlier in the day that it sought the public’s help in finding Sylvester R.
Advertisement
Courtesy Fort Wayne Police Department
This man is believed to have robbed the Chase Bank branch at 6704 E. State Blvd. this morning, Fort Wayne police said.

Georgetown bank branch robbed

The Chase Bank branch at Georgetown Square was robbed this morning, and police are seeking the male robber, Fort Wayne police said.

Police said they responded to the bank branch at 6704 E. State Blvd. at 10:23 a.m. on a report of a bank robbery.

Witnesses told police that a man entered the bank, approached a teller and presented a note demanding money. He fled north on foot toward a nearby apartment complex with an undisclosed amount of money.

The man was last seen wearing a black ball cap and a black hooded jacket, police said.

Anyone knowing the suspect is asked to call police or Crime Stoppers at 436-7867.

The robbery is being investigated by the Northeast Indiana Bank Robbery Task Force, which consists of investigators from Fort Wayne and Indiana State police, the Allen County Sheriff's Department and the FBI.

Advertisement