ROBBERY: Police issue press release

Staff Writer

The Columbia City Police Department has issued a press release in the alleged robbery case from Tuesday evening.

Police say three individuals kidnapped and attacked a woman in South Whitley and took her to Columbia City where she was allegedly sexually assaulted and the suspects withdrew money from her ATM at STAR Financial Bank.

The suspects were taken into custody in Fort Wayne Tuesday night.

Whitley County Prosecutor Matt Rentschler is expected to formally charge the suspects Thursday morning.

The identity of the suspects was not released.