Crime Watch 8

State police search for masked gunman in armed robbery

RILEY, Ind. (WISH) — State police are investigating a Friday night armed robbery committed by a suspect wearing a white mask featuring a black mustache, known as a Guy Fawkes mask and associated with the movie “V for Vendetta” and the cyberhacking group Anonymous.

The robbery happened around 9:30 p.m. Saturday at the Dollar General at 7205 South State Road 46 in Riley, when police say a slender male about 5-foot-3 wearing a black baggy pants a gray, hooded sweatshirt and the white-and-black mask entered the store, pointed a gun at the cashiers and demanded money. 

After cashiers gave him an undisclosed amount of cash, he fled the store. 

No injuries were reported in the incident. 

If you have any information about this incident, contact Trooper Courtland Woodruff or ISP Detective Don Curtis at the Putnamville Post of the Indiana State Police at 765-653-4114.