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Police investigating armed robbery of Goshen sporting goods store

Posted on Dec. 15, 2013 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Dec. 15, 2013 at 1:11 p.m.

GOSHEN — The Goshen Police Department is investigating the armed robbery of a sporting goods store, which occurred on Saturday, Dec. 14.

According to a news release from the department, three masked men entered MC Sports in the Elkhart Market Center off of Elkhart Road. The men ordered all 11 people present to the ground and bound them with cable ties before robbing the business. Officers were alerted to the incident at 8:12 p.m.

No one was injured during the robbery, the release said.

Prior to officers' arrival, the suspects fled the scene in a Dodge Neon. A car matching the vehicle's description was found at Maple Court Apartments in Goshen. Police have collected evidence and spoken with witnesses at the apartment complex, the release said.

An investigation into the incident is still underway, the release said. Anyone with information regarding the crime has been encouraged to contact the police department at or 574-533-8661.

EDITOR'S NOTE: The original version of this article included the wrong name of the store. It has been updated and is now correct.