Elkhart police investigate reported police imposters

ELKHART, Ind. (WNDU) Elkhart police are investigating after two men reportedly knocked on a woman's door and fraudulently identified themselves as police.

It happened on Tuesday, April 16, at 11:45 p.m. in the 300 block of Division Street.

Police say one of the suspects was wearing a gray sweatshirt, had his face covered and had a handgun.

The other suspect was wearing a black shirt and had his face covered.

Officers were dispatched to the home again the next morning for damage to a vehicle.

Police say they aren't releasing pictures of the suspects due to the ongoing investigation.

From the Elkhart Police Department:

On Tuesday April 16, 2019 at 11:45pm officers were dispatched to an address in the 300 block of Division Street in regards to a 911 call.

Officer arrived within minutes and conducted an investigation. During the investigation the victim reported hearing a knock on her door and a voice advised it was the police. The victim reported she looked outside and did not see a police vehicle at which time she called 911. Officers searched the area however nobody was located.

On Wednesday April 17 at 7:48am officers were dispatched to the same address in regards to a criminal mischief report.

The same victim from the night before reported her vehicle, a black Ford, had been damaged during the overnight hours (damaged rear window).

During this investigation officers were provided with a video which, showed the subjects from the previous night that were knocking on the door. The video showed two male subjects knocking on the door and advising they were the police. One of the subjects was wearing a gray sweatshirt, had his face covered and had a handgun. The other subject was wearing a black shirt and had his face covered.

At this time we are not releasing the video or pictures of the suspects due to the ongoing investigation.