Armed Robbery Monday Night at Circle K at Rogers and Kirkwood in Bloomington, Indiana; Police Search for Suspect

Staff report

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — March 12, 2024

Police are actively searching for a suspect in connection with a robbery that occurred at the Circle K located at 503 West Kirkwood Avenue in Bloomington, Indiana. The incident unfolded at happened at around 10:35 p.m. on Monday night.

The suspect is described as a Black male wearing a white t-shirt. According to law enforcement reports, an all-points bulletin was issued over the police radio frequency, prompting a swift response from the Bloomington Police Department, Indiana State Police and the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office. The suspect is believed to be armed with a black Glock handgun.

In an effort to apprehend the individual, police established a three-block perimeter around the crime scene, intensifying the search operation.

Multiple units from the Bloomington Police Department were dispatched to the location to investigate the robbery and locate the suspect. Authorities focused their attention on 4th Street, seeking video footage. Preliminary descriptions indicate a heavy-set Black male with braids, wearing a white t-shirt, with tattoos on his arms.

As of 11 p.m., police were still actively engaged in the investigation, with officers on foot continuing the search for the suspect in and around the designated perimeter.

All details regarding the ongoing investigation were learned from scanner traffic archived at Information from police is not typically available at crime scenes, but must be released from a PIO.

Authorities urge anyone with information regarding the suspect or the incident to contact the Bloomington Police Department: 812-339-4477.

This is a developing story, and will be updated when more information is available.

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