Police investigate series of robberies on south side of Indianapolis


Speedway Gas Station at South East St and Epler Ave

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Indianapolis Metropolitan police investigated a series of robberies on the south side of Indianapolis early Monday morning.

The first robbery occurred just before 2 a.m. Monday when a woman reportedly entered a Speedway gas station at at 5345 S. East St. and demanded money before leaving. The woman said she had a gun, but police said it wasn’t clear if she was actually armed.

The woman was caught at a nearby apartment complex. Another person of interest was also questioned in that case.

Around 5 a.m., an attempted robbery was reported at a Speedway at 936 W. County Line Rd. Police said a person entered and threatened to rob the business but left before taking anything.

Around 6 a.m., police investigated another reported robbery at a Hardee’s located at 8015 S. Meridian St. A female suspect was being sought in that case, police said.


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