Police search for armed suspect after east side robbery

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INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Police are looking for an armed suspect in a recent gas station robbery on the city’s east side.

According to Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department dispatchers, a black male in his mid 20s came into the Thorntons gas station in the 7400 block of East  Washington Street around 6 a.m. Police say the man was armed with a gun.

The suspect took off northbound on Burbank Road in a Monte Carlo, police said.

Police say he is about 5 feet 5 inches tall and was wearing a black hoodie and multi-colored jeans.

Anyone with information on the suspect’s whereabouts should contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS.

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