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May 4, 2014

Robbers sought by police

Elkhart County police are looking for two males who robbed an Elkhart business early Saturday morning.

Officers were called around 1:25 a.m. to a report of a robbery at Smith’s Food Mart, 30949 Old U.S. 33, Elkhart. According to police, two black males entered the store and demanded money from the cashier. After obtaining the money, the robbers left the store on foot.

One of the robbers was described as heavy-set and wearing a black bandanna. The other was described as thin and wearing a ball cap.

Police ask that anyone with information about this robbery or the people involved contact the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department at 574-533-4151. They can also submit a tip to the department’s Facebook page by clicking the “submit a tip” button at the top of the page.

Crash reports

• A two-vehicle crash Friday night at South Main and West Lafayette streets in Goshen injured a Goshen resident.

The crash occurred around 9:30 p.m. Goshen police reported that a semi collided with an all-terrain vehicle, and the semi driver drove away before police arrived.

Marty Clawson, 36, Goshen, was injured in the collision and transported to IU Health Goshen Hospital for treatment.

Theft/burglary reports

• Kimberly Cassidy, 43, told Goshen police Saturday that a window was removed at her apartment at 208 W. Douglas St. and a television stolen.

• Matthew Zigler, 28, Goshen, told Goshen police Friday that his power tools were taken from his place of employment at 2449 Century Drive.

• Cindy A. Loza, 34, Goshen, told Goshen police Friday that someone entered her vehicle during the overnight hours and stole a bookbag belonging to her daughter. The vehicle was parked in the 200 block of Remington Lane at the time of the theft.

• Staff at Furnitureland, 2121 W. Wilden Ave., told Goshen police Friday a burglary took place at the business sometime during the overnight hours.

Assault/battery reports

• Goshen police said Carl Prince, 25, 921 S. 11th St., Goshen, was arrested on a charge of battery by bodily waste after he spat on a police officer who was trying to restrain him at IU Health Goshen Hospital. Police said the incident occurred around 9:30 p.m. Friday. Prince was medically cleared by hospital staff and transported to the Elkhart County jail.

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