Police, FBI searching for bank robbery suspect

By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Staff Email

Police and the FBI are searching for a suspect who robbed a bank in New Carlisle Saturday morning.

It happened around 9:45 a.m. at the Wells Fargo located in the 100 block of East Michigan St.

According to Chief Jeff Roseboom, of the New Carlisle Police Department, a man walked up to a drive-through window and demanded money from a teller. The suspect then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The St. Joseph County Police Department's K-9 Unit was training nearby and quickly responded to the scene. The K-9s were able to find a trail, but it ended about three blocks away.

The suspect is described as a white male with a medium build, wearing a dark hoodie, baseball cap and sunglasses.

The FBI is working with the New Carlisle Police Department to locate the suspect, per standard procedure.

Anyone with information is asked to call Chief Jeff Roseboom at 574-654-3544.


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