VAN WERT — The Van Wert Police Department is investigating a robbery that took place at Lassus BP Handy Dandy gas station, 885 N. Washington St., on Tuesday, Feb. 11 around 7:30 p.m.

The suspect is described as a white male with brown hair, approximately 5’6” tall, weighing approximately 180 pounds, and 20 to 30 years old. The male was wearing blue sweatpants with light blue stripes down the sides, a red Under Armour hooded sweatshirt and a white ballcap with a black bill. The male left northbound from the business in a white SUV/crossover type vehicle with Ohio license plates.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery or the suspect is asked to call the Van Wert Police Department at 419-238-2462 or Crimestoppers at 419-238-STOP (7867).