THE FOLLOWING FROM A NEWS RELEASE SENT TO THE WWAY NEWSCHANNEL 3 NEWSROOM:
Time: 12:46 a.m. – Tuesday morning
Location: 99 N. Water Street
Offense: Armed Robbery
Summary: The male victim, age 25, reported that he was in a bar drinking with a man he did not know by name.
According to the victim, the two agreed to go somewhere else to get a drink. The victim said he stopped to sit on one of the benches on Water Street when a third person (male voice) came up behind him and held a knife to his neck.
As this was happening, the victim’s companion from the bar took his wallet and cell phone. Then both assailants ran away. WPD officers responding to the scene were unable to locate the two robbers. The case is under investigation.