Police ask for public’s help to ID alleged Subway burglar

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) Police have asked for the public’s help to identify a suspect in burglaries to two Subway restaurants in two northeast Indiana communities.

Police in Angola and Columbia City have asked for the public's help in identifying an individual believed to be responsible for burglaries to two Subway restaurants.
Police in Angola and Columbia City have asked for the public’s help in identifying an individual believed to be responsible for burglaries to two Subway restaurants.

The Angola Police Department is investigating a burglary at the Subway located at 614 N. Wayne St. on Feb. 15. In that incident, the restaurant was forcibly entered and an undisclosed amount of money was taken. An extensive amount of damage was also done to the inside of the building.

Then, early Monday morning, the Columbia City Police Department said a nearly identical incident happened at the Subway at 206 E. Chicago St.

On Tuesday, Indiana State Police released an image of a man detectives believe was behind “one or both” of the burglaries.

Anyone with any information is asked to call:

  • Det. Timothy Crooks with the Angola Police Department at (260) 665-2121
  • the Steuben County Crime Stoppers at (260) 668-7867 or (800) 600-4258
  • Det. Tim Longenbaugh with the Columbia City Police Department at (260) 248-5121
  • Indiana State Police at (260) 432-8661 or (800) 552-0976

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