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Info sought on suspect in Kokomo armored truck robbery

On Nov. 16, 2021, Officers from the Kokomo Police Department responded to a reported armed robbery at 2201 West Jefferson Street, Kokomo, Ind. An armored vehicle had arrived at the building to service the ATM. While one employee was inside servicing the ATM, a black male wearing a camouflaged hood, black facemask and dark clothes entered the armored vehicle. The suspect held the driver at gun point and disarmed him. The suspect was then able to get an undetermined amount of cash and fled in a Maroon or red 2013-2018 Cadillac XTS that is pictured. The investigation continued with the assistance of the FBI Indianapolis Field Office.

As a result of the investigation, three arrest warrants were issued out of Howard Superior Court I for 41 year old Keith Martin of Indianapolis for Aiding, Inducing or Causing Armed Robbery Level 3 Felony, 34 year old James Alexander III of Indianapolis for Aiding, Inducing or Causing Armed Robbery Level 3 Felony and 29 year old Edwin Sims of Indianapolis for Armed Robbery Level 3 Felony. Agents from the FBI arrested Martin and Alexander in Indianapolis and they are being held on the Howard County arrest warrants. Edwin Sims has yet to be located.

Investigators ask that anyone who may know of the whereabouts of Edwin Dewayne Sims call local law enforcement or the Indianapolis FBI Office at 317.595.4000. Sims also has active arrest warrants out of Marion County and Hendricks County Indiana.

This is an active investigation and anyone who may have additional information is asked to contact Captain Bruce D. Rood #332 at (765) 456-7332 (brood@cityofkokomo.org) or the Kokomo Police Department Hotline at (765) 456-7017. You may qualify for a cash reward by calling Central Indiana Crime Stoppers at 1-800-262-TIPS with your anonymous tip.