NEW HAVEN, Ind. (WFFT) — The New Haven Police Department is searching for a man in the image above who is considered a suspect in a local armed robbery earlier this week.
Police say the man is a suspect of an armed robbery at Dollar Tree located in the 900 block of State Road 930 West in New Haven Monday evening.
Police say at around 8:17 p.m. Monday, New Haven Police officers responded to a report of an armed robbery at the Dollar Tree.
Officers say when they arrived on scene they were told that a male suspect had just robbed the business.
Witnesses told police the suspect then left Dollar Tree and drove off towards Fort Wayne in a light blue Dodge Caravan with an unknown amount of cash.
Detectives said security video shows the suspect enter the store and pull out a baton from his waistband.
Then they say the suspect grabbed an employee and demands money from the safe and register drawer.
Police say the suspect is described as a taller black male wearing a black shirt, black pants and a black face mask.
If anyone has information about the identity of the suspect they are asked to contact the New Haven Police Department at (260) 748-7080 or Crime Stoppers at (260) 436-STOP.