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Gary police look for armed man seen damaging property

Anyolne recognizing this man, seen with a gun in the Miller neighborhood in Gary, is asked to call police. | Gary Police Dept.

Police in northwest Indiana are trying to identify a man who has been damaging property and carrying a gun.

Gary police released a surveillance photo of the man who they say “has been seen on multiple occasions in the 400 block of South Lake Street looking into vehicles. He has damaged property and was observed with a weapon.”

Police are asking anyone who may know who the man is to call Sgt. Thomas Decanter at (219) 881-1231 or the Crime Tip Line at (866) 271-6347.

Residents are warned not to approach the man, who “has been seen armed with a handgun,” according to police.