Police: Men robbed woman at gunpoint on Adams Street

Two men robbed a Green Springs woman at gunpoint Wednesday night in Sandusky, making off with the woman’s purse and bank cards.
Emil Whitis
Oct 12, 2012

Two men robbed a Green Springs woman at gunpoint Wednesday night in Sandusky, making off with the woman’s purse and bank cards.

Sandusky police said they’re still investigating the incident, and they haven’t identified any suspects.

The 35-year-old woman told officers she was walking to her vehicle in the 300 block of E. Adams St. at about 9:30 p.m., when two men approached her at gunpoint, a police report said.

One of the men pointed a small, black handgun at her and demanded her purse, which she promptly handed over. The second man also pointed a handgun at her, the report said.

The suspects, both wearing dark clothing, fled south on Franklin Street.  

A slew of police cruisers descended on the area within minutes, setting up a perimeter.

A Perkins police officer also showed up with a police dog, but it was unable to track the men.

The woman told police her purse contained $20, four credit cards, four pairs of scissors and various other items, such as her driver’s license and a health insurance card.



Moderators have removed this comment because it contained Personal attacks (including: name calling, presumption of guilt or guilt by association, insensitivity, or picking fights).


Why was this comment removed? I did not personally attack anyone. Mr. Brady opened the door when he publicly commented on the safety issues in Sandusky. Since my comment was removed, several other comments have been made including his and other candidate's names. Wow, SR what is up with the selective censoring?


Any descriptions? Height, weight,young or old, race?


no descriptions because they were black and that would be racist


Your comment is racist.


Describing someone does not make one racist. The comment could be considered as coming from a racist. Honestly, when I don't see a picture or read the description as a back person I assume the perps are not black. It does not matter either way. A CCW would have done nothing to help this lady.


thats really what you assume? lol. when i go to Vegas i play the odds.


Why did she have so many pairs of scissors in her purse? That's kind of weird.

Erie County Resident

Another possibility is a seemstress.
I also think there might be a place that sharpens knives and scissors in town.
Either way doesn't make a difference what she had in her purse, she was robbed in beautiful downtown Sandtown by local thugs.


feedthetrolls: I LOL @ your comment because that is such a true statement.
And @ Ohioan1982, I thought the same thing at first but then thought that maybe she is a barber or hairstylist? Maybe?


Won't they be surprised when they open that purse and find all those scissors?


Look Bro!!! More weapons!!!


Start checkin' the pawn shops.

Maury Brauschwitz

Classic Sandusky. How do you like your city, Dick Brady?

Julie R.

Classic Sandusky. How do you like your city, Steve Kraus? Oh wait, somebody said Steve Kraus doesn't even live in Sandusky like he claimed he did. He lives in Huron.


Time for this lady to obtain her Ohio CCW...


Or just be like the surrounding area in a 50 mile radius of Sandusky, Ohio and KNOW where not to go after dark. Pretty easy, really. No Presidential named or numbered streets, first off.


Yep she should have a CCW. That way she could have been carrying a gun in her purse that got stolen.


As a female CCW holder, I think only idiots would carry off-body. Just my opinion for the above stated reason! I also think that if 2 men approached me with guns, and I was alone with 1 gun...I would hand over my purse. $20 is nothing. Hand it over, and call the cops. A one-on-one situation would have been different~especially if she had a pistol in her coat pocket, and could fire without removing it. He would have never seen it coming.

Phil Packer

And ruin a perfectly good coat?


Someday these thugs are gonna try and rob the wrong person, then at least there will be two less thugs


Sorry, Sandusky. Your small city has a bad reputation. Anyone who lives close by knows it, too.

Phil Packer

Why don't you read a different paper then? Or stop making comments, because if you won't live here, then who cares what you think?


All of you here from the City Of Sandusky, in the comments section add a "-tucky" to every smaller town or city around you and you don't expect criticism back? Good luck with that. I'll read and comment on whatever I choose to. Have a great day.:)


Kinna ironic that the closest surrounding blocks by the city police station are the worst. WTF?


This is one of the reasons I will never see Sandusky again.


I don't understand people who say that's why they moved from Sandusky but they're still interested in reading the Sandusky paper and going on it's website to make comments. SMH




Because this is a free country! (for now anyways)


I agree. Its funny because they moved but are getting followed.