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5 armed robberies in Elizabethtown as victims get out of their cars, all in 45 minutes

5 armed robberies in Elizabethtown as victims get out of their cars, all in 45 minutes

Five separate armed robberies took place Friday night in Elizabethtown, according to the Elizabethtown Police Department. man wearing face covering and dark clothes. Police say he ordered each victim to hand over all their valuables. After four robberies, the suspect fled the scene in a dark colored Cadillac SRX driven by an accomplice. After the fifth robbery, the suspect fled in the victim’s car, a light gray 2020 Dodge Challenger. The stolen car has not been found. The specific locations of the thefts were as follows: – 1111 North Dixie Highway – 1704 North Dixie Highway (two offenses were committed at this location) – 324 Towne Drive – 109 Noltemeyer Way At this time, the suspects have not been identified , although detectives are actively searching for leads. Similar crimes have occurred in surrounding counties, and police believe they are all likely related. Police are reminding people to be aware of their surroundings and to look out for each other at all times. They say anyone going out after dark should try to avoid poorly lit parking lots and consider traveling in pairs. Anyone who observes any activity they deem suspicious is urged to report it immediately. Citizens with information about these crimes are asked to contact Elizabethtown Police by calling 270-765-4125. Another reporting option is through Hardin County Crime Stoppers where you can share information anonymously. The phone number for Hardin County Crime Stoppers is 1-800-597-8123. Information may also be shared with Hardin County Crime Stoppers from a computer or mobile device by visiting p3tips.com

Five separate armed robberies took place Friday night in Elizabethtown, according to the Elizabethtown Police Department.

Between around 7:45 and 8:30 p.m., the victims were robbed at gunpoint as they got out of their car by someone who police describe as a young man wearing a face covering and clothes dark.

According to the police, he ordered each victim to hand over all their valuables.

After four robberies, the suspect fled in a dark colored Cadillac SRX driven by an accomplice.

After the fifth robbery, the suspect fled in the victim’s car, a light gray 2020 Dodge Challenger. The stolen car has not been found.

The specific locations of the thefts were as follows:

– 1111 North Dixie Hwy
– 1704 North Dixie Highway (two offenses were committed at this location)
– 324 Towne Drive
– 109 Noltemeyer Road

At this time, the suspects have not been identified, although detectives are actively searching for leads. Similar crimes have occurred in surrounding counties, and police believe they are all likely related.

Police are reminding people to be aware of their surroundings and to look out for each other at all times. They say anyone going out after dark should try to avoid poorly lit parking lots and consider traveling in pairs.

Anyone who observes any activity they deem suspicious is urged to report it immediately.

Citizens with information about these crimes are asked to contact Elizabethtown Police by calling 270-765-4125. Another reporting option is through Hardin County Crime Stoppers where you can share information anonymously. The phone number for Hardin County Crime Stoppers is 1-800-597-8123. Information may also be shared with Hardin County Crime Stoppers from a computer or mobile device by visiting p3tips.com