At approximately 3:38 PM, Officers were dispatched to the Family Dollar store located at 1801 N Wayne St in Angola, for an armed robbery.
The suspect described as a male in his late thirties to early forties, 5-6”, 150 lbs medium build, wearing a red colored stocking cap, Blue coat, blue jeans and a pair of white sunglasses, walked into the store and demanded money from the clerks.
The suspect was not wearing a mask and appeared to have acne scars on his face.
The suspect ordered the clerks at gun point to remove the money from the cash registers and then instructed them to get on the ground. Other customers were in the store and were able to call 911.
The suspect fled the store running towards the north. An Angola K-9 unit was called along with a Hamilton K-9 unit.
No one was injured in the incident and a unknown amount cash was taken.
The Angola City Police are asking for assistance if you would have observed anything in the area between 3:38PM and 3:50PM.
The Angola City Police were assisted by the Steuben County Sheriff’s Department, The Hamilton Police Department and the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division and Steuben County Communications.
If you have any information regarding this incident please call 260-665-2121, Steuben County Crime Stoppers 260-668-STOP or any Law Enforcement Agency.