On Friday, March 25, 2022 at approximately 7:05 a.m. Sidney Patrol Units were dispatched to the 200 block of N. West Avenue in regard to an armed robbery. Residents at 221 N. West Avenue reported that a male subject dressed in a black hoody and blue jeans had stolen a gas scooter from their property. One of the residents chased the male subject and confronted the suspect in the 200 block area of N. West Avenue. When doing so the subject pulled a handgun from his waist band and pointed the gun at the resident. The suspect then fled the area leaving the scooter behind.
When responding to the call patrol units located an individual matching the clothing description walking in the area near the incident location. The male subject was taken into custody. A handgun and book bag dropped by the fleeing suspect was located near the robbery location. The detained suspect was linked to the incident through witness identification and interviews.
Arrested and charged with one count of Aggravated Robbery, a felony of the first degree, was Ryan Durr age 27, address at large. He was incarcerated at the Shelby County Jail.
All citizens are asked that if they have any information about this robbery incident to contact the Sidney Police Department at 937-498-2351 or Crime Stoppers at 937-492-8477 (TIPS).
Capt. J A Tangeman
Sidney P. D.