Suspect in Grabill store robbery arrested

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Investigators say the robbery happened Wednesday, June 19 at the H Souders Store & Sons in Grabill.

GRABILL, Ind. (WANE) A man wanted for an armed robbery at a Grabill store has been arrested.

Investigators said the robbery occurred at the H Souder and Sons General Store on Main Street Wednesday, June 19. The suspect was armed with a knife and took an unknown amount of cash from the store before taking off on foot.

On Tuesday, police asked for the public’s help to identify the suspect. The Allen County Sheriff’s Department offered a description of the man, and said he was wearing distinct shoes (Nike Monarchs), a grey Kevin Harvick hoodie and a trucker hat.

On Wednesday, the sheriff’s department said they found their man thanks to the public’s help.

Gavin D. Heffelfinger, 20, of Grabill was arrested just before noon Wednesday outside his Barley Knob Road home. He was booked into Allen County Lockup on a charge of Level 3 felony Armed Robbery.

The sheriff’s department thanked the public for their help.

Gavin Heffelfinger

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