Police search for suspect after 2 early morning gas station robberies

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INDIANAPOLIS (April 13, 2016) – Indianapolis Metropolitan Police officers are searching for a suspect after two early morning gas station robberies on the south side.

Officers were first dispatched to the 5300 block of South East Street on the report of a robbery. When they arrived on scene, officers say they confirmed the Speedway gas station had been robbed. According to police, no injuries were reported.

A short time later, officers received a call about another robbery in the 7200 block of Madison Avenue in Southport. When police arrived on scene, they found that a second Speedway gas station had been robbed.

According to police, witnesses of both robberies reported a similar suspect description. Officers say they are looking for a young female wearing a black hooded sweatshirt.

Anyone with information about these robberies is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS (8477).