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Vermillion County IN
Monday April 24th, 2017 :: 11:36 a.m. EDT


Armed Robbery - Clinton Hardee's/Marathon. *Suspect in Custody

** 04/24/2017 09:30 A.M., Suspect is now in custody in reference to the Armed Robbery at the Hardee's Marathon near Clinton Sunday night.

Matthew B. Bridgewaters, 32 of Clinton is now in the Vermillion County Jail with preliminary charge of Armed Robbery, a Level 3 Felony.
2 Attached photos. At the scene and booking 04/24/2017.

*Under the Law, criminal charges are merely accusations and the defendant is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

**Actual filing of charges for the state is done by the Prosecutor after review of the case information. Charges may be added, changed or removed.

Actively working an armed robbery (by knife) scene at the Hardee's/Marathon in Clinton on 163 near SR 63. The suspect (pics attached) entered the Hardee's side, robbed the Marathon attendant ($200 cash) by threat of a knife.
Vehicle description is unknown at this time. It is believed that he had been in earlier and didn't buy anything and was "possibly" in a white Jeep at that time. Vermillion County Sheriff's Deputies and Indiana Conservation Officer on scene. Description: white male, 5'11, stocky build, dark hair purple in the back.

Vermillion County IN
1888 Indiana 63
Hillsdale, IN 47854

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 765-492-3737

Sheriff, Mike Phelps
Vermillion Co Sheriff's Office

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