Family Dollar in Gary’s Miller Section Robbed at Gunpoint

Gary Police are seeking help from the public in identifying and locating the suspect below. All criminal defendants are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law. A criminal charge is not evidence of guilt.

December 18, 2017-Gary Police have released the above photo after Family Dollar located in the 4700 block of Melton Road. According to a statement from Lt. Dawn Westerfield, Gary Police were called to the store at 8:15 a.m. this morning. “The male came through the check out lane and told the cashier to give him the money from the register while displaying a handgun” Westerfield stated. The man is described as approximately 6’0″ tall, light complexion and slim build. No one was injured during the incident according to the report.

Anyone with information on this incident or the identity of the male is urged to contact Detective Sergeant William Fazekas at 219-881-1210 or the Crime Tip Line at 866-CRIME-GP.

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