Robbers Abduct Credit Union Employee; Use Her To Open Vault (PHOTOS)

By Melissa Long

April 3, 2013 Updated Oct 23, 2013 at 5:03 AM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind-(www.incnow.tv) Fort Wayne police are investigating a reported abduction and credit union robbery on the northeast side of the city.

Reports indicate a male suspect approached a female employee of Pinnacle Credit Union at her home in the18 hundred block of Bayview in the Arbor Lakes apartment complex. It is believed the suspect followed from her home from the bank.

He then tied her up and told her that when it got dark he would have her return with him to the bank so he could rob it. While at the home, a relative of the victim arrived and was also tied up. A second male suspect also arrived. At about 9:15 the suspects forced the woman to drive to the credit union in the 34 hundred block of Hobson Road. They took her inside and forced her to open the vault. They escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The victim remained tied up at the bank until help arrived. She was unable to provide descriptions to police. The victim was not physically harmed.




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