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Police and fire

  • Fatal crash near State & Coliseum
    A motorcyclist was speeding and doing a wheelie when he collided with a left-turning pickup truck on State Boulevard this afternoon, according to police.
  • Motorcyclist hurt in crash with car
    A male motorcyclist suffered serious head injuries and was taken to the hospital in critical condition Monday afternoon after his Suzuki collided with a Buick at a west-central intersection.
  • iAB Financial Bank in Grabill robbed
    A man robbed the iAB Financial Bank in Grabill this morning, making off with an undisclosed amount of money and fleeing in a two-door car driven by another man, Allen County police said today.

Gunman strikes bank in Harlan

Around 9 a.m. Monday, Allen County Sheriff’s Department officers responded to an alarm at the iAB Financial Bank in Harlan.

According to a statement from the sheriff’s department, a thin, white man age 20 to 35 and about 5-foot-7, had entered the bank wearing a black mask and carrying a black handgun and demanded money.

After obtaining an unknown amount of cash, the man got into a white two-door car driven by another man.

The two then drove toward Spencerville, according to the release.

Anyone with any information about the robbery is asked to call the Allen County Sheriff’s Department at 449-3000.