Men wanted for robbery of woman in west side Auto Zone parking lot

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Wanted suspects

4 Fast Facts:

  • Two men are wanted for allegedly robbing a woman in an Auto Zone parking lot.
  • Police say the woman saw one of the men break into her car while she was in the store.
  • The woman confronted the man, and then police say he punched her in the face and pushed her to the ground.
  • The man made off with the woman’s purse that contained $700, a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and other items.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – IMPD is looking for two men wanted for the robbery of a woman in an Auto Zone parking lot on the west side Thursday.

Police say one of the men entered the woman’s van while the woman was inside shopping.

The victim saw the man and ran outside to confront him as he was stealing her purse. Police say the man then punched her in the face with a closed fist and pushed her to the ground.

The woman’s purse contained around $700, a Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and other items. The suspect also took an Apple iPad 5 from inside the van.

Both men were captured on surveillance cameras inside the store. They are thought to be around 20-23 years old. The man accused of robbing and strong arming the woman has short hair. The other suspect had dreads and was wearing a black, white and silver Nike Chicago White Sox sweatshirt.

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