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December 15, 2013

UPDATE: Details emerge in Goshen armed robbery

GOSHEN — Goshen police are searching for the people who committed an armed robbery at MC Sporting Goods Saturday night. Eleven people were bound with cable ties during the incident, according to police.

Officers were called to Market Centre in northwest Goshen around 8:12 p.m. They were met by store employees and customers who’d been at the business during the robbery.

Witnesses told police that three black males wearing masks that partially covered their faces entered the store with what appeared to be handguns. The robbers ordered everyone to the floor.

Eleven people, including two store patrons, were bound with cable ties during the robbery. No one was injured, according to police.

Prior to police arrival, the robbers fled from the store in a Dodge Neon. Police said the vehicle believed to be the one used in the crime was located in the area of Maple Court Apartments in Goshen. Investigators said a search of the area was conducted, evidence collected and witnesses interviewed.

The police investigation continues. Anyone with information about the robbery or the perpetrators is asked to contact the Goshen Police Department by email at police@goshencity.com or call 574-533-8661. They can also call Crime Stoppers at 1800-342-STOP.

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