Gibson Co. authorities searching for armed robbery suspect - Tri-State News, Weather & Sports

South Gibson schools on lockdown due to armed robbery

GIBSON CO., IN (WFIE) -

The Gibson County Sheriff's Office says an armed robbery recently took place at Rose's Tanning on US 41 in Fort Branch. 

The subject is described as a female in her 20's with fair skin and around 5 foot 6 inches to 5 foot 8 inches.

Deputies say she was wearing a multi-colored winter type sweater with a scarf, sunglasses and a black wig. 

If you see anybody matching this description, please contact authorities. 

Deputies say to be aware that it is possible that the suspect could have removed those clothes to alter her appearance. 

Authorities are in the area searching for the subject at this time. The sheriff's office says all south Gibson schools are on lockdown due to the robbery.

14 News is continuing to follow these breaking developments, and we will have the latest on air, online at 14News.com and on mobile with the 14 News mobile app.

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