Kokomo police looking for armed robbery, auto theft suspect

(Photos: Kokomo Police Department)

KOKOMO, Ind. (WTHR) – Police in Kokomo are looking for the man who allegedly went on a mini crime spree Tuesday morning.

Just before 5:30 a.m. police say the man walked into the One Stop Express on Markland Avenue and tried to rob the store with a shotgun.

The clerk ran to the back of the store and the suspect took off.

Surveillance video shows him running up Jay Street.

Just eight minutes later, a few blocks away police believe he stole a truck that was warming up in a driveway.

Police later found the stolen truck but the suspect is still on the run.

The suspect was described as wearing a brown jacket with a stripe down each sleeve and across the chest, baggie jeans, a gray sock hat, black gloves and black and white tennis shoes

If you recognize the suspect, call Detective Michael Banush #278 at (765) 456-7278 or the Kokomo Police Department Hotline at (765) 456-7017.