The LaPorte County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred during the late evening hours of Saturday. At approximately 11:11 PM, one male subject entered Next Door Foods, located at 10201 North US Highway 12. The subject briefly approached the counter. Moments later, the subject walked behind the counter and produced a weapon. The subject produced a handgun and proceeded to demand cigarettes and US Currency from the clerk. The subject left the business on foot a short time later. The Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance with the identification of the armed robbery suspect. The suspect is an African American male, approximately 25 years old, 6’0” – 6’4” in height, with a medium build. If anyone recognizes the suspect in the provided photographs, please contact Sheriff’s Office Detective D.J. Vohs at (219) 326-7700, ext. 2443.