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La Porte Police investigating robbery at Lincolnway Mini-Mart

LA PORTE, Ind. -- La Porte Police are investigating a robbery that happened at the Lincolnway Mini-Mart Saturday around 11:30 a.m.

A white male entered the business and walked around the store. He then asked the clerk to come over to where he was, to look at something, reports said.

As the clerk bent down to look at the item, the suspect struck the clerk in the head several times, police said.

The suspect then forced the clerk back to the register and made him open the cash register, according to police.

After obtaining cash, the suspect fled the store and was last seen heading south on Linwood Street.

If you have any information in this case, please contact the La Porte Police Department at (219) 362-9446.

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