LaPorte Gas Station Robbed for Second Time in Eight Days

The Citgo gas station in LaPorte was robbed at gunpoint for the second time in just over a week Tuesday. Police were called to the gas station in the 100 block of East Lincolnway just after 3:00 a.m.

According to a preliminary investigation by the LaPorte Police Department, a black male armed with a handgun entered the business and demanded money. The clerk reportedly complied, and the suspect left with an undetermined amount of cash. Police say the man was wearing dark-colored clothing, with some type of mask or garment covering his face.

Anyone with information is asked to contact LaPorte Police at 219-362-9446.