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Three men overpower employee emptying trash, rob Greencastle Subway

Friday, December 16, 2011

The Subway restaurant in the Shoppes of Greencastle shopping center on the city's East Side was robbed Thursday night, Greencastle City Police reported.

The incident occurred shortly after 10 p.m. at the 1360 E. Indianapolis Rd. Subway as a female employee went outside to take out the trash, GPD Officer Eric Vaughan reported.

Three men reportedly approached the young woman while she was outside on the east side of the building, she told police.

One of them reportedly pushed her up against the wall and held her there while his two accomplices ran inside and took an undisclosed amount of cash from the store's cash registers.

No weapon was displayed and the Subway employee reportedly sustained no injuries, police said.

All three suspects were described as being in their 20s.

The victim described the suspect who held her as a white male, 5 feet, 7 inches tall and weighing approximately 170 pounds. He was reportedly wearing a camouflage ski mask, red hoodie sweatshirt and dark sweat pants.

She described the other two suspects as approximately 5-7 and 150-170 pounds, and approximately 6-1 and 160-170 pounds.

The two suspects who ran inside the restaurant wore dark-colored hoodie sweatshirts and sweat pants, and had reportedly used material in bandanna-like fashion to shield their faces.

Although the suspects' faces were hidden, police are assuming the pair who went inside the store are also white males. The victim was close enough to the other suspect to note that he was white, police noted.

After the suspects exited the store, the employee reported that they ran southeast toward Walmart.

Detectives recovered surveillance video from inside Subway Friday morning and were examining it for further details.

The incident remains under investigation by the Greencastle Police Department. Anyone with possible information is asked to contact City Police at 848-1539 or 653-2925.

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I hope they find these wannabe thugs and put them away for a long time. Here's a thought to the thieves ... GET A JOB AND WORK FOR WHAT YOU HAVE LIKE THE REST OF US!

-- Posted by Emmes on Fri, Dec 16, 2011, at 11:43 AM

Why assume that the other suspects were white males?

-- Posted by Balding Eagle on Fri, Dec 16, 2011, at 12:03 PM

Greencastle is full of terrible people. 99% of them being white. Crime is crime why put a color on it. For goodness sake "check the facts" use spell check!

-- Posted by BlackBarbie22 on Fri, Dec 16, 2011, at 12:45 PM

Guess they gots all subway's dough.. true thuglets Stealing instead of working for it....... if the words in this comment is missssspelled , I ain't gots no spell check.

-- Posted by carebuttonbroke on Fri, Dec 16, 2011, at 2:19 PM

I know that you are not safe around here anymore! Any time you work at night or any other time, you should have 2 people working until you are both out of the parking lot! These thieves knew she was alone and going out the back of the building to the dumpster around that time. If your dumpster is in a secluded area, leave it by the door for the morning shift to take it out. No job or trash or money is worth risking your life for!!

-- Posted by chicken on Fri, Dec 16, 2011, at 4:29 PM

Well,,,Being an employer for over 38 yrs.,,I have to say that a very early decision to make a "CONCEALED FIREARM" license a job requirment. Not only does this keep my employees safe,but it also is an excellent,FREE,federal back ground check. I pay for the permit,only after they recieve it! We have never been robbed,but there has been times that without the presence on a firearm,I'm sure that we would have been!!

-- Posted by Ya THUNK on Fri, Dec 16, 2011, at 7:55 PM

Concealed firearms permit, should be just that a permit. I think that would just start more problems. you can't put a price tag on a life. I for one have a permit, but if I'm taking out the trash and some puts a gun to my head and they ask for my wallet, It's there wallet, even if I have a weapon. Have and had a business with cash, locks keep honest people out, If someone want to rob a place ,they will even if the place has a weapon. Thinking you won't get robbed because of a weapon, you are fooling yourself.

I'm sure this will change policies for not only this business but others.

If any one or business feels disrespected by my comment, I'm sorry. gun permit comes with smart thinking

-- Posted by carebuttonbroke on Fri, Dec 16, 2011, at 8:31 PM

9mm. is faster than 911

-- Posted by albert on Fri, Dec 16, 2011, at 9:29 PM

This could be a inside job.

-- Posted by 1stamendrights. on Fri, Dec 16, 2011, at 11:02 PM

@1stamendrights ... Good point. It's not necessarily easy to open these newfangled cash registers without some experience. There might be an app for it, though.

-- Posted by Balding Eagle on Sat, Dec 17, 2011, at 8:47 AM

no Free subs for the Po Po until this is solved.

-- Posted by carebuttonbroke on Sat, Dec 17, 2011, at 8:55 AM

Don't under estimate our law-enforcement they will prevail.

-- Posted by Reader2 on Sat, Dec 17, 2011, at 11:30 PM

HMMMMM,,,,New York times survey from 2009,,,,73% of those who consistently criticize law enforcement HAVE CRIMINAL RECORDS of some type! Interesting!

-- Posted by Ya THUNK on Sun, Dec 18, 2011, at 11:27 AM

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