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Suspect arrested in iAB bank robbery

A Fort Wayne man was arrested today in connection with the June 16 robbery of the iAB Financial Bank branch in Harlan, the FBI said.

Michael Eberle, 29, was charged Thursday with robbing the bank, the agency said in a statement, and about 9 a.m. Friday was arrested in the 7900 block of West Jefferson Boulevard in Fort Wayne by officers of the FBI Fort Wayne Safe Streets Task Force.

The investigation is being conducted by the Safe Streets Task Force and by the FBI Northeast Indiana Federal Bank Robbery Task Force, the statement said.

It said those task forces consist of FBI agents and officers from the Indiana State Police, Allen County police and Fort Wayne police. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives also participates in the bank robbery task force.

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