Police search for suspects after third armed robbery report near IUPUI

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (Dec. 15, 2015)– IUPUI issued an alert Tuesday for the second time telling students to shelter in place after two armed robberies were reported nearby. IUPUI sent out an alert earlier Tuesday regarding a different armed robbery near campus.

Officers responded to the 800 block of Lockfield Street for one robbery. The other occurred at Canal Apartments near West Street and St. Clair Street. Two suspects were reported.

According to IUPUI, one suspect was described as a black male, 6’4″, thin build with a black sweatshirt with neon green writing on the front, and short hair. A second suspect was described as a black male, 5’9″-5’10”. They were last seen fleeing west towards Blake Street.

IUPUI’s alert, posted at 8:09 p.m., told students to lock their doors and remain in place until an all-clear is issued. At 9:37 p.m., IUPUI said no suspects were found and the campus could return to normal operations.

Anyone with information on the situation should call 911.