Sketch released of Westfield armed robbery suspect

(Provided Photo/Westfield Police Department)

WESTFIELD, Ind. (WISH) – Police in Westfield released a sketch of a suspect on Thursday in an armed robbery that occurred at the end of January.

According to police, around 7:19 p.m. on Jan. 30, officers responded to the 800 block of South Union Street in the area of the Hamilton Square Apartments.

Police say a 38-year-old man was driving from Fishers to Westfield when his vehicle started having mechanical problems. The man pulled into the apartment complex on S. Union St. to check and see what the problem was.

When he was outside of his car, he was approached by two men—one was armed with a black, semi-automatic handgun.

The victim gave the suspects the valuables they demanded, at which point the suspects fled westbound through the apartment complex. Police say the victim was not hurt.

The first suspect—portrayed in a composite sketch attached to this story—is described as a black male, around 17-19 years old, about 5 foot 10 inches tall, skinny build, black eyes, fuller lips and clean shaven. He was wearing a blue jacket, black stocking type hat, and black pants and was armed with a handgun.

The second suspect is described as a black male with lighter skin than the other suspect, around 17-19 years old, about 5 foot 4 inches tall, clean shaven, with smaller lips that the other man. He was wearing a dark coat, black hat and black pants.

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