Woman robbed, Elkhart Co. Police searching for suspect

By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter16 Staff Email

Elkhart County, Ind. Elkhart County Police need help identifying the person involved in a robbery.

It happened Saturday on Bender Drive, just north of Elkhart city limits around 11:50 a.m.

The homeowner told police a man entered her garage after she returned home and parked her car.

When she got out of her vehicle, the suspect approached her and demanded he give him her purse.

After taking the purse, the suspect ran from the garage, entered into a cream or tan colored compact car, and was last seen headed northbound on CR 5.

The suspect was described as a white male in his mid to late 20’s and was wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department at (574) 533-4151.

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