Crime Watch 8

Kokomo armed robbery under investigation

KOKOMO, Ind. (WISH) – Police in Kokomo are looking into a weekend armed robbery.

According to the Kokomo Police Department, officers were called to the DP Mart in the 3000 block of West Sycamore Street just before midnight on Feb. 29 for an armed robbery report.

Once on the scene, officers learned a gold Chevy Blazer pulled into and then dropped off the suspect in the convenience store’s parking lot.

Witnesses told officers that the suspect then entered the location, pointed a gun at employees and demanded money.

After obtaining an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes, the suspect fled the scene in the gold blazer.

The suspect is described as a black male who is 5’8″ tall with a medium build. During the robbery, the suspect was wearing a black-hooded sweatshirt and a ski mask.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact the Kokomo Police Department at 765-456-7017.

No one was injured during the robbery.

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