Police are searching for a man who allegedly assaulted an employee at the Speedway gas station in Munster.
On Tuesday evening a man attempted to steal from the Speedway at West 45th Street and Calumet Avenue, Munster police said. At 12:50 a.m. Wednesday the man returned and was denied entry by staff.
The man struck an employee and fled the area going westbound on West 45th Street into Lansing in a red Hyundai, possibly an early model Sante Fe, police said.
Police described the man as about 6 feet, 4 inches tall, black, in his mid to late 30's and last seen wearing a brown leather jacket with “PRGH Nation” on the back.
The Munster Police Department is asking anyone with information to contact 219-836-6632 or firstname.lastname@example.org.