Chesterton Police are investigating the robbery on Thursday of the Speedway
at 752 Indian Boundary Road.
According to police, around 3 a.m. a male subject had entered the store,
milled around a bit, then bought a Reeses Fastbreak candy bar, using all
coins. The man subsequently left the store but returned at 3:14 a.m., when
this time he demanded the money in the register and threatened the clerk
with violence if she resisted, police said.
The man then left the store with an undetermined amount of cash and fled on
foot in a westerly direction.
A K-9 track was unsuccessful.
The suspect was described as a while male, 5 9 to 6 0 in height and
around 180 pounds in weight, wearing a gray hoodie sweatshirt, jogging
pants, and a white baseball cap.
Investigators are reviewing surveillance camera tape of the incident.