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Newton Co. Deputies searching for man who robbed truck stop

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Sheriff's deputies said a masked man walked into the truck stop, sprayed the clerk with pepper spray and took things from the store.

Posted: Oct. 31, 2018 11:14 AM
Updated: Oct. 31, 2018 12:37 PM

LAKE VILLAGE, Ind. (WLFI) — Newton County Deputies are looking for whoever robbed a Lake Village truck stop Tuesday.

They said the man sprayed the clerk with pepper spray before taking off.

It happened at 2:26 a.m. at Phil's Truck Stop on State Road 10.

Sheriff's deputies said a masked man walked into the truck stop, sprayed the clerk and took things from the store.

They said he then left the business and headed west in a tan four door passenger car.

The clerk was taken to a local hospital due to breathing problems.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's office at 219-474-5661 or the tip line at 219-234-7014.

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