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Portage Toll Road gas station robbed today

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Indiana State Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred this morning at the BP Gas Station located at 1 South Toll Plaza on the Indiana Toll Road.

Preliminary investigation by Trooper Ronald Davidson revealed that at approximately 3:30 a.m., a black male, described as 6 2, wearing a gray hoodie, dark jeans, and black tennis shoes, came around the counter inside the gas station and brandished a knife at the lone attendant. The employee received non-life threatening lacerations to their forearm. The black male took approximately $600 and fled on foot through the local exit into a sub lot on Plaza Road in Portage. It is believed he may have fled in an unknown vehicle.

Police said evidence was recovered at the scene.

Anyone who may have any information about this robbery may call Trooper Ronald Davidson at the Indiana State Police Toll Road at 574-206-2931.


Posted 4/25/2013