Fishers gas station clerk arrested for intimidation after police say he pulled gun on theft suspect

Steven Robinson (left) and Ahmad Al-Rafie (right)

FISHERS, Ind. – Fishers police arrested a gas station clerk for intimidation after they say he held a shoplifting suspect at gunpoint.

Police received a call about a theft at the BP gas station near the intersection of East 131st Street and SR 37 around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday.

Police tell FOX59 that Steven Robinson was suspected of shoplifting a cigar. He walked out of the BP, and the clerk, identified as Ahmad Al-Rafie, decided to follow him outside to his car. Police say Al-Rafie pointed a firearm at Robinson, who then drove off.

No shots were fired and no injuries were reported.

Police found him a short distance away as he was driving south on SR 37.

Police arrested Robinson for theft and driving while suspended, and they also arrested Al-Rafie for intimidation and pointing a firearm.