Police need your help identifying robbery suspect

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

The La Porte County Sheriff’s Office is asking for your help in a suspect involved in a robbery just outside Michigan City.

According to police, on Sunday, February 23 at approximately 11:30 (CST), deputies from the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office and Michigan City Police Department were called to The Dunes Inn, which is located at 3934 North Frontage Road, in reference to a robbery that had just occurred.

Upon arrival officers and deputies learned that a white female had entered the lobby of the business and asked about renting a room. The female left and returned a few minutes later and handed the clerk a note that demanded money.

An undisclosed amount of cash was given to the suspect and she was seen leaving in a tan or light colored Honda. That car was driven by another person.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to contact the La Porte County Sheriff’s Office Detective Bureau at (219) 879-3530 or (219) 326-7700.

The suspect is being described as a tall white female wearing glasses. She was also wearing a bright red winter coat with a fur lined hood that was pulled up over hear head at the time of the robbery.

A surveillance picture is included and police say the color is off in the surveillance system and the digital image of the female appears as though she is wearing a yellow jacket; it is in fact bright red.

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