Detectives from the Terre Haute Police Department arrested a suspect in connection to the armed robbery that occurred early this morning at 2034 Second Avenue, according to Sgt. Michael Ellerman.
Koty A. Wilkie,20, of Terre Haute, was taken into custody at about 1 p.m. He was booked into the Vigo County Jail, where he is charged with robbery resulting in serious bodily Injury, a level 2 felony and he is also charged with burglary to a dwelling where serious bodily injury occurs, a level 1 felony. Wilkie is scheduled to appear in Div. 6 Court tomorrow.
The investigation is ongoing and THPD detectives are asking anyone that has information about this case to please contact the Terre Haute Police Department at 812-238-1661 or Crime Stoppers at 812-238-STOP.
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Police are looking for two armed robbery suspects who allegedly battered a man in his apartment early this morning, before taking several items and fleeing the scene.
"He said when he answered the door, two white males wearing ski masks forced their way into the apartment. He said they battered him and took several items from him before fleeing from the scene on foot," Terre Haute Police Sgt. Michael Ellerman said this morning, noting that the victim was taken to an area hospital where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
According to the report, officers of the THPD were called to the 2034 Second Avenue at around 2 a.m. on the report of a residential armed robbery . The victim reported that he was battered by the suspects when he responded to knocking on his door. A firearm was displayed. Responding officers checked the area but were unable to locate the suspects at the time of this incident.
The male suspects are described as both being ages in their 20s. One is described as being approximately 5- feet 6-inches to 5- feet 9- inches tall with a stocky build . The other suspect is described as being 5 -feet 10- inches to 6- feet tall with a thin to medium build, Ellerman said.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Terre Haute Police Department at (812)-238-1661 or Crime Stoppers at (812)-238-STOP.
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