Fortville robbery, bomb threat suspects apprehended

Matthew Irwin mug shot
Photo provided by Hancock County Jail.

FORTVILLE, Ind. (WISH) – The Fortville Police Department announced Friday that an Anderson woman and a Fortville man have been arrested in connection with the bomb threat and Fortville bank robbery last week.

According to reports, the Fortville Police met with the prosecutor’s office Friday morning in order to obtain two warrants for the suspects.

Britney Krieg, 20, of Anderson, faces one count of conspiracy to commit robbery, false informing and intimidation.

Matthew Irwin, 30, of Fortville, faces robbery, conspiracy to commit robbery, false informing, intimidation and habitual offender charges.

Both suspects were transported and booked into the Hancock County Jail without bond on Friday. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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