Man wearing wig, fake facial hair robs Valparaiso T-Mobile store

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Monday, August 14, 2017

VALPARAISO, Ind, (WLS) -- Police in northwest Indiana are looking for a robber who disguised himself with a fake beard.

A surveillance camera captured pictures of the man who held up at T-Mobile store at 2410 LaPorte Ave. in Valparaiso Sunday at 3:22 p.m.

Besides the fake facial hair, he also wore a gray wig, a blue shirt and baseball cap.

He showed a handgun and demanded cash and cell phones from workers.

Surveillance video also shows the car that he used - a silver or gray compact Toyota, possibly a Corolla.

The subject was described as 6'0" tall and approximate 150 lbs. The subject was carrying a silver-colored handgun.

If you have information about the individual, vehicle or incident please contact the Valparaiso Police Department at (219) 462-2135, attention Detective Brian Thurman. Tips can be texted to TIP411 (847-411) enter "Valpo" in the message field prior to sending your message.