LaPorte Police Investigate Alleged Armed Robbery


A LaPorte man told police that he was held at gunpoint and robbed on J. Street in LaPorte on Monday night.

The victim, 20, told LaPorte City Police Department officers that he was walking near the area where the Tastee Cream is located when a female suspect exited a silver car and allegedly approached him with a handgun, according to the news release. The victim was then reportedly shoved against the back wall of the business and money was removed from his pants pocket.

The suspect, along with two others who were in the car, then left the scene.

The case remains under investigation.