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Deputies respond to robbery in progress

October 16, 2016

On October 14, 2016 at approximately 0724 hours, Marshall County Deputies were dispatched to a robbery in progress occurring in the 3000 mile of Main Street Road, Marshalltown Iowa. During a burglary to the residence suspects were interrupted when the property owner returned home. While the owner questioned one of the suspects on the property, a second suspect exited the residence and pointed a gun at the owner. The suspects ordered the owner to the ground and fled the scene at a high rate of speed in a dark colored passenger car. The unknown suspects were described as 2 Caucasian males 5’10 to 6’2 and in their 20’s to early 30’s.

The description of the vehicle used in this robbery matched the description of a vehicle that had been reported stolen to the Marshalltown Police Department a few hours prior to this incident.

When deputies arrived it was discovered multiple guns were stolen from the residence during this incident.

As the investigation progressed, the stolen vehicle was later located in Marshalltown by Marshalltown Police Officers in the 800 block of East Nevada street. The suspect vehicle was impounded for evidence processing.

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office continues a joint investigation with the Marshalltown Police Department in both incidents.

If anyone has information you are encouraged to contact the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office 641-754-6380, Marshalltown Communications Center at 641-754-5725, Marshall County Sheriff’s Tip line/Email (641) 844-2882 or to Marshall County Crimestoppers by calling 641-753-1234, via text by texting the word “marshall” followed by the tip to CRIMES (274637), or online at

The Marshall County Sheriff’s Office was assisted in this investigation by the Marshalltown Police Department and MPD crime scene technician.

About Marshall County Sheriff's Office
The Marshall County, Iowa Sheriff's Office is headed up by Sheriff Ted G. Kamatchus. Sheriff Kamatchus is committed to keeping communities and neighborhoods safe in Marshall County.

For additional information or a sample copy, contact:
Sheriff Ted Kamatchus
Marshall County Sheriff's Office
Fax 641-754-6325

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