Authorities Searching For Robber
By: Tim Murray - Monday, November 18, 2019

(SHIPSHEWANA) – Authorities are still searching for a woman armed with a machete who held up the VanBuren Hotel in Shipshewana early Saturday morning.

Shipshewana Police were called to the hotel just after 1 AM and learned a female wearing a ski mask and dark clothing entered the hotel lobby and demanded money from the employee at the front desk.

She fled the hotel with an undisclosed amount of money and got into a full size older model passenger car with a second suspect and then drove away.

They were last seen headed north on State Road 5.

LaGrange County Sheriff’s Detectives and deputies assisted with the investigation.


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