Indianapolis police arrest suspect connected to several Dollar General robberies

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Mug shot: Bruce Hill

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (October 15, 2015) – Indianapolis police arrested a man in connection to several Dollar general robberies.

According to IMPD, officers were dispatched to 5020 East 16th Street on the report of an attempted robbery at Dollar General.

Prior to the officers’ arrival, the suspect fled the business after being confronted by an armed security guard.

During the course of the investigation, officers learned this was the fourth robbery of this particular business in past six days.

In all four robberies, the witnesses’ description of the suspect remained consistent. The suspect was described as wearing a dark jacket and wearing a red “Iron Man” style mask.

A sergeant responded to the store and began driving around the neighborhoods near this location to look for the suspect.

The sergeant noticed a man matching the robbery suspect’s description in the 1900 block of North Emerson Avenue.

As the officers approached him, they noticed a red “Iron Man” style mask fall to the ground from underneath his jacket.

After detaining the man, the witnesses were brought to this location, and they positively identified him as the individual who attempted to rob the business.

The suspect was identified as Bruce Hill, 52, of Indianapolis. Hill is alleged to have committed the robberies at the Dollar General Store on the following dates:

  • October 8
  • October 12
  • October 13
  • October 14th

Hill was arrested for robbery and transported to the Arrestee Processing Center. These cases will be reviewed by the Marion County Prosecutor’s Office for a charging decision.

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