Michigan City cops investigate report of strong-arm robbery

2014-03-12T17:48:00Z 2014-03-12T22:16:09Z Michigan City cops investigate report of strong-arm robberyStan Maddux Times Correspondent nwitimes.com
March 12, 2014 5:48 pm  • 

MICHIGAN CITY | Police on Wednesday were investigating a report of a 31-year-old woman being forced into a car and robbed Tuesday night.

The woman told police she was on foot at Derby and Henry streets near Ames Field when a car pulled up.

A man jumped out forcing her into the back seat.

The woman said she managed to get out and the man fled in the car with $20 belonging to her.

LaPorte County police in the area of Johnson Road and U.S. 20 later stopped a car matching the description of the one involved in the robbery and spoke to a female driver.

Lt. Mark Westphal said no arrests had been made, but the case remains under investigation.

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