A Michigan City man was arrested Friday evening after reportedly robbing the Marathon Gas Station at 303 W Talmer Avenue in North Judson.
A press release from the North Judson Police Department indicates that the gas station was robbed at approximately 6:15 p.m. on Friday, January 5th. Though officers say they were on the scene in under a minute from being dispatched, the suspect had purportedly fled on foot prior to their arrival.
Officers recount that a nearby Good Samaritan had spotted the suspect running from the scene and followed them approximately a block before the suspect ran through yards a jumped a fence, disappearing into the dark.
As officers secured the scene, another officer was able to follow footprints in the snow approximately ½ a mile to the Oak View Motel, according to the report. It was there that other officers assisted in the apprehension of the alleged suspect Kyren Miller, of Michigan City.
The North Judson Police Department expressed gratitude to Indiana State Police Troopers as well as officers with the Starke County Sheriff’s Office for their assistance.