(2-26-21) The Allen County Sheriff’s Office was called to Kohl’s on Elida Road just after 4:30 AM this morning after alarms were triggered. Upon arrival, deputies found a busted glass door at the front of the business.

Employees indicated after arriving that missing items included jewelry, perfume and cologne. Investigators found and followed footprints and tracked them for a half-mile, crossing over fields and creeks. During the tracking they located a black bag presumed to be from the robbery. Inside the bag was an estimated $26,000 in stolen merchandise from the store.

Detectives are still hoping to find and locate those involved in the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Allen County Sheriff’s Office at 419-227-3535.