ELKHART – Another armed robbery at an Elkhart County convenience store.
Saturday night, county police were called to the scene of the latest holdup at Stogie’s Discount Tobacco in the 30900 block of Old U.S. 20 west of the Elkhart city limits.
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Shortly before 7 p.m., an employee was robbed by two men at gunpoint.
Police say after ordering the worker to the ground, the suspects got some cash, several cartons of cigarettes and the cashier’s purse before leaving the store headed west on Old U.S. 20.
The suspects are described as two white men. One was armed wearing a tan jacket, gloves and had a bandana covering his face. The second suspect was wearing a black winter jacket, a black ball cap and had a black bandana covering his face.
The Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the robbery and is asking for the public’s help in finding the suspects.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the sheriff’s department at (574) 533-4151.
Police are also investigating three recent robberies at three different businesses north of Elkhart. Those were in the Simonton Lake area.