Update: Suspect in Huntingburg robbery arrested

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Update

HUNTINGBURG, Ind. (WEHT) – Collin Thomas, a suspect in an armed robbery, was taken into custody by the Jasper Police Department on Tuesday afternoon.

Original story

HUNTINGBURG, Ind. (WEHT) – Around 8:15 p.m. Monday, the Huntingburg Police Department responded to an armed robbery at the Fast Track Marathon in the 1300 block of Main Street.

Police said a masked man wearing all black entered the store with a pump shotgun and demanded money.

The suspect tried to break into the clerk’s office door, but the clerk surrendered the cash drawer, according to authorities.

The suspect fled the scene with cash before officers arrived, police said.

Investigators reviewed security cameras and were able to identify the vehicle and suspect.

Police believe the suspect is 20-year-old Collin Thomas from Jasper.

He was last seen driving a black 2007 Suzuki Forenza with Indiana plate 839RCD.

Police said he is considered armed and dangerous.

If you have information on his whereabouts, call 911.

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This story was originally published on July 2, 2019

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