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Successful Getaway by Gas Station Robber

(Michigan City, IN) - A gas station in Michigan City was held up by a man with a gun this morning. Information obtained over the police radio indicated the man got away with about $200.


At about 5:45 a.m., officers responded to the Citgo station at U.S 20 and Cleveland Avenue. A man with a handgun and wearing a black coat demanded money then fled on foot toward Pahs Road, police said. An immediate search of the area was conducted, but officers could not locate the suspect.


“Additional information pertaining to this incident will not be released at this time in order to protect the integrity of this ongoing investigation,” police said.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Detective Mark Galetti at 219-874-3221 Ext. 1088 or at mgaletti@emichigancity.com. Police said the department could also be reached on Facebook.

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