LaPorte Police Investigating Armed Robbery


The LaPorte Police Department is investigating an early morning armed robbery. They were called to the 200 block of East Lincolnway around 12:30 a.m. The victim and witnesses were sitting outside and saw two people dressed in all dark clothing run between the American Legion and the Falcons. When the victim went to check it out, the suspects confronted him, assaulted him and robbed him at gunpoint. A police department news release indicates the suspects were last seen running toward Scott Field. The victim was transported by ambulance to IU Health Starke Hospital. Anyone with information is asked to call the LaPorte Police Department at 219-362-9446 or visit