Indiana State Police Investigating Late Morning Bank Robbery in Auburn


AUBURN, IN (May 26,2022) - Detectives with the Indiana State Police Fort Wayne Post are currently investigating a late morning bank robbery that occurred today in Auburn. This morning at approximately 10:13 A.M, officers from the Auburn Police Department responded to a bank alarm at the Farmers & Merchant Bank located at 403 Erie Pass, Auburn. 

auburn bank suspect 2Upon arrival officers discovered that a bank robbery had occurred, however the suspect had already fled the area with an undisclosed amount of cash obtained during the robbery.

The suspect was described as (see photos attached):

  •  Black male in his mid to late 20's, approximately 6ft 3in, thin build
  •  Wearing a red athletic style jacket and pants, black ball cap, black mask
  •  Driving a silver passenger car

The suspect is reported to have handed a note to a teller advising that he was armed and demanded money, however a weapon was not displayed. 

After fleeing the building, the suspect is believed to have left the area in a silver passenger car (make/model unknown) heading westbound on Erie Pass.

There were no injuries reported in this incident, however this suspect is considered armed and dangerous.

This is an ongoing investigation.

There is no further information to release at this time, however, detectives are requesting public assistance in identifying this suspect. 

Anyone that may have information that may help with their investigation, please contact the Indiana State Police Fort Wayne Post @ (260)432-8661 (option 8) and ask for Detective(s) Jake Quick or Clint Hetrick.


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