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CROWN POINT — An alleged serial robber is accused in four more business robberies in Highland.

Dionysios T. Doukas was charged Wednesday in Lake Criminal Court with six counts of robbery.

Doukas, 35, of Schererville, is accused in the Nov. 6 robbery of Subway restaurant, 9515 Indianapolis Blvd.; the Nov. 8 robbery of Subway Restaurant, 2305 Main St.; the Nov. 8 robbery of L.A. Tan, 2233 45th St.; and the Nov. 12 robbery of Fannie Mae, 3949 Ridge Road.

Doukas is also charged with the attempted robbery Nov. 6 at Sav-A-Stop gas station, 3205 45th St. in Highland.

The suspect in all the robberies was described as a white or Hispanic man dressed in a camouflage ski mask and armed with an item wrapped in a plastic bag.

Doukas was identified as a suspect in the robberies after his arrest Nov. 19 for allegedly robbing a Subway restaurant in Lowell. 

The defendant is charged with four other robberies or attempted robberies at businesses in Hobart, St. John and Munster.

An ex-girlfriend told police Doukas had talked earlier this year about committing robberies, suggesting he would use a toy gun wrapped in tape and a plastic bag.

Doukas allegedly stole a designer purse from an employee during one of the Highland robberies.

His ex-girlfriend said he offered her a designer purse similar to the one stolen, though she declined the gift.

Doukas is scheduled to appear Jan. 2 at a bond hearing in Lake Criminal Court.

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Lake County Courts and Social Justice Reporter

Steve covers Lake County courts and social justice issues for The Times. The UW-Milwaukee graduate joined The Times in 2016 after reporting on criminal justice in New Mexico and Wisconsin.