Warsaw police looking for impersonator

WARSAW, Ind. -- The Warsaw Police Department took a report Friday regarding a victims account of police impersonation.

An adult female told officers that on November 2 around 11:30 p.m. she was stopped in the eastbound lanes of U.S. 30 near Springhill Road.

According to the victim, the vehicle that stopped her was a black Toyota SUV with a single blue rotating light on top of the roof.

The suspect identified as a white male, came up to the victim’s drivers-side window and ordered her to get out.

The suspect told the victim that she was under arrest and she needed to get out of her vehicle and accompany him to his vehicle.

It was at this time the victim noticed the suspect was wearing what she described as a duty belt with a handgun in a holster on his right side.

When the victim questioned what she did wrong, the suspect put his hand on top of the holstered weapon in an attempt to intimidate her.

The victim now believing he was not a police officer fled the scene.

The male suspect is described as a tall white male with blue eyes and a muscular build. He is said to have been wearing a black polo shirt, black ball cap, and a black face mask.

The Warsaw Police Department requests that any tips regarding this case be immediately forwarded to the detective division at (574) 385-2208. 

This investigation is ongoing.


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