LaPorte Officers Investigate Armed Robbery

Officers from the LaPorte City Police Department are investigating an armed robbery at an apartment complex Sunday afternoon.

The victim told police that he was returning home from work and was walking up to his apartment when two African-American men confronted him. The two men displayed handguns. The men ordered the victim up to his apartment and once inside, the suspects stole a laptop computer, a cellphone, car keys and cash.

The suspects then left the scene in a black or silver Dodge station wagon.

If you have information regarding this crime, call the LaPorte City Police Department at (219)362-9446. You may also submit an anonymous tip by going online to