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Police investigate bank robbery attempt

Fort Wayne police and the Bank Robbery Task Force are investigating the attempted robbery of the Chase Bank located at 204 E. Pettit Avenue.

Posted: Dec 18, 2018 1:12 PM
Updated: Dec 19, 2018 6:20 AM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT) - Fort Wayne Police and the Bank Robbery Task Force are investigating the attempted robbery of the Chase Bank located at 204 E. Pettit Avenue.

Around 10:55 a.m. a black male entered the bank, approached a teller, and produced a handwritten note that demanded cash. The note also indicated that he was armed with a handgun. The suspect was unsuccessful in his attempt and was last seen running southbound from the bank.

Investigators are reviewing surveillance photographs to determine their value in helping to identify the suspect. This incident remains under investigation by the Fort Wayne Police Department and the Bank Robbery Task Force.

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