Armed robber escapes from gas station

Elkhart police say a robber escaped from Franklin Gas Plus with an unknown amount of money on Monday morning.

ELKHART — An armed man robbed a gas station on West Franklin Street and escaped on Monday morning, according to the Elkhart Police Department.

The robbery happened around 9:40 a.m. at Franklin Gas Plus, 1403 W. Franklin St., police said.

The gas station clerk told police the suspect had pointed a handgun at him and demanded money. Police said the suspect, a black man wearing a white shirt, left in a red vehicle with an unknown amount of money.

The case remains under investigation. Surveillance footage is below.

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