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

  • No answers after shots ring in city
    The vehicles raced down a city street, gunfire ringing out between them.
  • Blaze heavily damages home
    A Fort Wayne family won’t be able to spend Thanksgiving at home after a fire gutted their house Wednesday. Smoke and flames were already visible from the two-story home at 3920 S. Anthony Blvd.
  • Fire burns two apartments
    A fire in two apartments Wednesday afternoon forced the residents to find somewhere else to stay this Thanksgiving.The Fort Wayne Fire Department was called about 4:10 p.m.
Advertisement

Police seek help after armed robbery

A person at the Topeka Livestock Auction was robbed at gunpoint Wednesday morning.

The LaGrange County Sheriff’s Department said the victim was approached about 7:15 a.m. by a man described as 5-foot-4, with a slender build, and 20 to 30 years old. He was wearing dark clothes and a ski mask.

Police believe the robber fled from a nearby business in a navy-blue, mid-'90s Ford Ranger, standard-cab pickup truck, and said that he was accompanied by a female.

The truck was last seen leaving Topeka going east on County Road 700 South, passing several vehicles and driving recklessly, the sheriff’s department said.

Anyone who might have witnessed the armed robbery or has information about it is asked to contact the LaGrange County Dispatch Center at 260-463-7491.

The suspects should be considered armed and dangerous, the sheriff’s department said.

Advertisement