Two men arrested, accused of being involved in northwest side robberies of Latinos

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Shaquille Washington and Brain Artis Jr.

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (March 26, 2016) – Police arrested two men Friday night, who they believe were involved in several northwest side robberies, targeting Latinos.

Police arrested Shaquille Washington, 23, and Brain Artis Jr., 21, in the 5100 block of West 38th Street around 9 p.m.

Just before their arrests, the men allegedly committed an armed robbery of a Latino woman. Police say the victim was not injured and the suspects were taken into custody without incident.

At the time of the arrest, a gun was recovered along with the victim’s property.

Both men were charged with robbery, but detectives are expected to seek additional charges against the suspects once more investigative information becomes available.

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