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Courtesy Allen County Sheriff's Department
Dale A. Leach

2 charged in gas-station armed robbery

Courtesy Allen County Sheriff's Department
Alexander R. Yoho

A witness to an armed robbery is being credited with spotting the suspects and keeping watch on them until police arrived.Gunmen robbed the Speedway station at 11:17 p.m. Thursday at Lincoln Highway and Hartzell Road, according to a statement issued Friday by the New Haven Police Department.

It said men dressed all in black robbed the station using handguns, and then ran away.

A witness to the robbery saw two men walking south on Brookwood Drive, south of Indiana 930, and continued to watch until a Fort Wayne police officer arrived.

Dale A. Leach, 22, and Alexander R. Yoho, 24, each has been charged with one count of robbery, police said.

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