Armed robbery at Triple 7 on Elida Road

By Merri Hanjora -

LIMA — The Allen County Sheriff’s Office was investigating an armed robbery that occurred at about 10:50 p.m. Sunday at Triple 7, 1933 Elida Road.

According to a statement from the Allen County Sheriff’s Office, an employee was approached in the parking lot by a black man wearing all black clothing carrying a firearm and demanding money. Upon learning the employee had no money, the man entered the business where he threatened another employee at gunpoint. As employees hid and contacted law enforcement, the man removed an undisclosed amount of cash from an open safe and fled the business.

The man was described as a thin-built light-skinned black man between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-8.

Any information regarding the incident may be forwarded directly to the Allen County Sheriff’s Office at 419-993-1413 or 419-235-7735 or submitted anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 419-229-7867.

By Merri Hanjora

Reach Merri Hanjora at 567-242-0511.

Reach Merri Hanjora at 567-242-0511.

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