One arrested, charged with robbery in connection to carjacking

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department have arrested Dre Echols of Indianapolis.

Echols arrest is in connection to an early Saturday morning carjacking incident.

According to police, Echols faces a preliminary charge of robbery, a felony.

Police go on to say that Echols along with another individual took the female victim’s vehicle while pointing a gun at her as he told her to “get out.”

The incident happened in the 3100 block of English Avenue just before 3:30 a.m.

A witness on scene alerted police to the carjacking in progress.

Echols was soon after arrested and according to IMPD, admitted to the robbery and possession of the handgun.

 

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