Shirtless robber sought in Wolcottville

LAGRANGE CO., Ind. (ADAMS) – Indiana State Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in connection with a bank robbery at the Farmer’s State Bank, located in the 100 block of North Main Street in Wolcottville, which occurred during the afternoon of July 26, 2018.

Investigation by State Police Detectives indicated at approximately 2:52 p.m., a shirtless white male with a moustache and beard, who was wearing a dark-colored ball cap and carrying a dark-colored backpack entered the bank. He displayed what appears to be a black-colored handgun and demanded money.

The suspect then exited the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled on foot northbound before running west down a nearby alley. He was last seen driving from the area in what appeared to be a silver or light blue colored Ford Crown Victoria or Mercury Marquis.

Investigators are asking anyone with any information pertaining to this crime to contact either the Indiana State Police Post in Fort Wayne at (260) 432-8661 or Crime Stoppers (260) 436-STOP (7867). Anonymous calls will be accepted. Tips can also be emailed to Crime Stoppers here

A $5,000 cash reward is also being offered by an entity who wishes to remain anonymous for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person involved in this robbery.