Surveillance camera footage released in Martin's Super Market robbery


By: Jon Zimney

The Elkhart Police Department released surveillance photos Thursday, May 14, they hope will lead to tips in their search for the suspect they say robbed a Martin’s Super Market in Elkhart last month.

Police were called at about 6:15 a.m. April 22 to the Martin’s Super Market at 1200 N. Nappanee Street. Officers were told that a man entered the store, flashed a handgun to a clerk, took cash and ran from the store.

The black male suspect was described as 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing 150 to 170 pounds. The suspect was wearing all black clothing and a black mask.

During the investigation detectives reviewed video that showed images of people who were in the store at and around the time of the robbery, according to a news release from the Elkhart Police Department.

Detectives want to identify the subject seen in the photos and question him about the robbery.

Anybody with information regarding is asked to contact Det. Scott Hauser of the Elkhart Police Department at 574-295-7070 or the Tip Line at 574-389-4777.