Fort Wayne credit union robbed second time in less than one week, arrest made

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FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO) – Fort Wayne police are investigating an armed robbery at a local credit union less than a week after a similar incident.

Police were called to the 3Rivers Federal Credit Union at the corner of St. Joe Center and Maplecrest Roads around 5 p.m. Tuesday on reports of a robbery, according to our Partners in News at ABC 21.

That same bank was robbed last Thursday, August 1. Police arrested 59-year-old Michael Coates in Ohio. He is believed to have committed both robberies.

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