Two arrested following Dollar General robbery, attempted pharmacy robbery

Steven Ostachuk (Photo Provided/IMPD)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Two men have been taken into custody in connection with the robbery of a Dollar General and the attempted robbery of a Kroger Pharmacy.

It happened just after 12 p.m. on May 14 when officers responded to an attempted robbery call at a Kroger Pharmacy in the 600 block of Twin Aire Drive where a man allegedly passed a note to a pharmacist demanding narcotics.

He later fled the scene into a waiting a vehicle.

Officers later responded to a robbery call at a Family Dollar in the 5200 block of English Avenue where a suspect allegedly passed a note to an employee demanding money. The suspect would later flee after receiving an undisclosed amount of money.

After gathering information, authorities were able to identify the suspects as 21-year-old Steven Ostachuk and 25-year-old Robert Butler.

Both suspects were taken into custody without incident.

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