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Arrests in Robbery

(Michigan City, IN) - Two La Porte County men could go to prison for a robbery in Michigan City.


Chance Bowlin, 22, of Kingsford Heights and Christopher Plantz, 19, of rural La Porte stand charged with Level 3 Felony Robbery and Class A Misdemeanor Resisting Law Enforcement.


Michigan City Police said a 27-year-old man reported being robbed of cash on Wednesday at about 7 p.m. at the BP gas station in the 1200 block of Franklin Street.


His description of the suspects quickly resulted in locating the suspects in the 1100 block of Cedar Street. 


The men fled on foot, but they were soon taken into custody. The stolen cash was also recovered.


The victim was transported to Franciscan Health for treatment of injuries suffered during the robbery that were thankfully not life-threatening.

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