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COLUMBIA CITY â€” In light of Fort Wayneâ€™s weekly bank robberies, Columbia Cityâ€™s Police Department is taking a proactive approach to preventing crime.
The CCPD has ramped up its patrol for local banks in an effort to prevent robbers from coming to Columbia City from Fort Wayne.
Another heist happened on Fort Wayneâ€™s southwest side at a Chase Bank on Lower Huntington Road Thursday afternoon.
CCPD Chief Tim Longenbaugh said the department has stepped up its patrol, especially in the morning as employees are coming to work, but also throughout the day.
Columbia Cityâ€™s last bank robbery was in July of 2008 at Lake City Bank.
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