Police: Fishers gas station clerk arrested for intimidation after pulling gun on theft suspect
FISHERS, Ind. – Fishers police arrested a gas station clerk for intimidation after they say he held a shoplifting suspect at gunpoint.
Police received a call about a theft at the BP gas station near the intersection of East 131st Street and SR 37 around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday.
Police tell CBS4 that Steven Robinson was suspected of shoplifting a cigar. He walked out of the BP, and the clerk, identified as Ahmad Al-Rafie, decided to follow him outside to his car. Police say Al-Rafie pointed a firearm at Robinson, who then drove off.
No shots were fired and no injuries were reported.
Police found him a short distance away as he was driving south on SR 37.
Police arrested Robinson for theft and driving while suspended, and they also arrested Al-Rafie for intimidation and pointing a firearm.