Sue Dahlen contributed to this report
February 3, 2017-Hobart Police are investigating an armed robbery which occurred early this morning in the 1800 block of E. 73rd Avenue. According to Lt.James Gonzales of the Hobart Police Department, a woman reported that she was exiting her vehicle at approximately 3:40 a.m. when a male “ran up from behind her and placed her in a “head lock”. The woman reported that another male pointed a gun at her and one of the suspects grabbed her purse and one took her cell phone and wallet. Three suspects fled in a silver colored, possibly a Pontiac Grand Prix or
Grand Am, which was parked on the street in front of the neighbor’s house. The victim received minor injuries and needed no medical treatment.
Police searched the area for the suspect vehicle without success. Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to contact the Hobart Police Department at 219-942-1125.
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