Police searching for man wanted for attempted robbery, arson of CVS

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Photos of wanted CVS attempted robber and his possible car

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 15, 2016) – Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who they say started a fire at an east side CVS in an attempt to clear out the business and rob it.

Police say it happened at 5110 East 38th Street around 10 a.m. on March 18.

Police say after the man started the fire, he jumped over the pharmacy counter with a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded Vicodin and Oxycodone. The pharmacist locked themselves in a room.

The man fled without getting anything. Police say the suspect’s vehicle is a possible red four door car believed to be a Nissan Altima.

If you have any information that will assist authorities, call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477 or 800-222-8477.

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