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Deputies investigating armed robbery at fireworks store

LA PORTE COUNTY, Ind. -- The La Porte County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery at the Rocket Fireworks store on W. Kieffer Road.

Deputies were called to the store around 6 p.m. Wednesday following an armed robbery.

A man entered the store, showed a firearm and demanded money, deputies said.

The suspect left without any cash.

The suspect is described as an African American man, in his early 20s, approximately 5'9" in height with a medium build. He was wearing a hooded sweatshirt and blue jeans.

If you have any information in this case, please contact Detective Jennifer Rhine-Walker at (219) 326-7700, ext. 2375.



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