(JASPER) – On Tuesday, July 2, 2019, just after 3 p.m. officers with the Jasper Police Department located Collin Thomas, who is the suspect in the armed robbery at the Fast Track Marathon gas station in Huntingburg.
Officers spotted Thomas’ vehicle near Sure Stay Hotel in Jasper and performed a traffic stop and arrested Thomas without incident.
He was arrested on charges of robbery, pointing a firearm, theft and criminal mischief
According to police, they were dispatched to the Fast Track Marathon gas station, 1307 N. Main Street, in Huntingburg after a report of an armed robbery on Monday at 8:15 p.m.
A man dressed all in black and wearing a mask entered the store armed with a pump-action shotgun and demanded money from the register.
He attempted to break into the clerk’s office door, but the clerk surrendered the cash drawer. He grabbed the cash and fled the scene before officers arrived.
Investigators reviewed the security cameras and were able to identify the vehicle and suspect as 20-year-old Collin Thomas, of Jasper.