Elkhart gas station robbery suspect seen in surveillance photos


By: Krystal Vivian kvivian@953mnc.com

Surveillance photos released by the Elkhart Police Department show a woman suspected of robbing a gas station in Elkhart early Tuesday morning, Nov. 3.

The suspect is described as a white woman 35 to 40 years old with brown hair and an unknown tattoo on her lower back, Sgt. Chris Snyder with the department said. The woman was wearing an orange hooded sweatshirt during the robbery.

The woman is suspected of entering the Exxon station at 2811 Cassopolis Street at about 7:51 a.m., going behind the counter and demanding money while threatening the clerk with a knife.

The clerk and the suspect struggled before the victim ran from the business with cash. The clerk suffered cuts on his hand and neck.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact the Elkhart Police Department at 574-295-7070 or the Tip Line at 574-389-4777.