Police arrest suspect in Kokomo bank robberies


A tip from Crime Stoppers has resulted in the arrest of a man in southern Howard County for the robbery of a Kokomo bank.

Christopher Derrick Hart is charged with two counts of robbery, class B felonies, in connection with two robberies of the Kokomo Federal Credit Union at 901 S. Courtland Avenue last January 3rd and April 1st. The 41-year-old Hart is also a suspect in a bank robbery in Peru, Indiana in December of 2012.

This case remains active for investigation. Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective Scott Purtee at 765-456-7322, or the Kokomo Police Department Hotline at (765) 456-7107. You may qualify for a cash reward by calling Central Indiana Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS with your anonymous tip.