Teens in custody, 1 suspect at large after early morning armed robbery

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INDIANAPOLIS (October 16, 2015) – Indianapolis Metropolitan police took three suspects into custody, including two teens, after an armed robbery and police chase on the city’s northwest side early Friday morning.

Officers responded to a call about an armed robbery in the 3500 block of North Rybolt around 2 a.m. Friday.

Police tell us they found a vehicle, a white Nissan Altima, near the intersection of 71st St. and N Michigan Rd. When officers tried to initiate a traffic stop, the vehicle took off and a short chase ensued. Police say the car had been reported stolen in a carjacking on Tuesday.

The suspects arrested include Robert Christian, 19, and two 15-year-olds. All three face preliminary charges of armed robbery. Police say one suspect is still on the loose, and is believed to be another young man.

Anyone with information related to this incident is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS (8477).

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