LaPorte Police Investigating Armed Robbery


A LaPorte woman was robbed at knifepoint at her Grove Street apartment Friday morning, according to police there. The 31-year-old victim told them she was walking out her back door onto an enclosed porch around 11:25 a.m. when two Hispanic men wearing black jackets, gloves and ski masks confronted her. One of the men reportedly held a large kitchen knife to her throat, and they demanded money. They got away with a bank card and a small amount of cash. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the LaPorte Police Department at 219-362-9446or visit to submit a crime tip. You can remain anonymous while providing important information to help make your community safer. Please be as specific as you can about the activity you are reporting.