Police make arrest in connection to east side armed robbery

Police arrested 18-year-old KeShawn Matthews in connection to an armed robbery on July 4, 2016. (Provided Photo/IMPD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Police have made an arrest in connection to an east side armed robbery.

According to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, officers responded to a call of the armed robbery of an east side Speedway gas station early Monday morning.

The armed robbery occurred in the 1600 block of North Shadeland Road just after 5 a.m.

After arriving on the scene, officers began patrolling the area looking for a suspect matching the description.  Soon after officers located a suspect matching the description, 18-year-old KeShawn Matthews.

Police said that Matthews had evidence on him at the time linking him to the crime.

Matthews was taken into custody and now faces a preliminary charge for the armed robbery.

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