Kendallville credit union robbed; suspect in custody

Crime

KENDALLVILLE, Ind. (WANE) — A credit union in Kendallville was held up Monday afternoon.

Dispatchers told WANE 15 that Kendallville Police were called to the 3Rivers Federal Credit Union at 551 W. North St. on a reported bank robbery around 2:30 p.m.

Several witnesses told police that a man had just fled the scene after threatening a teller and receiving cash from the bank. They also gave a description of the vehicle and area law enforcement was notified, the Noble County Prosecuting Attorney said.

Indiana State Police found the vehicle near the intersection of C.R. 19 and S.R. 6. The Prosecuting Attorney said that Lance Lombrana, 41, of Fort Wayne was taken into custody with out further incident.

He was booked into the Noble County Jail on preliminary charges of Armed Robbery and is being held without bond until his initial hearing later this week.

“From the time the crime was reported until the suspect was taken into custody was approximately twenty minutes” said Noble County Prosecutor Jim Mowery, “Most importantly no one involved was injured and the suspect is in custody.”

A 3Rivers FCU representative said that nobody was injured.

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