Armed robbers in Westfield target victim with car problems

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WESTFIELD, ind. (January 31, 2014) – The Westfield Police Department is investigating an armed robbery.

Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of S. Union St in regards to a theft complaint around 7:20 p.m. Thursday.

Upon arrival, officers learned this incident was actually an armed robbery.

The victims told police he was having vehicle troubles, so he pulled his vehicle off of the roadway and into an apartment complex to work on it.

As the victim was raising his hood, he was approached by two black males.

One of the males was described as being approximately 5’8 and was wearing a blue jacket and a black stocking cap.

The suspect pointed a handgun at the victim demanding everything he had.

The second suspect was described as being 5’6 and had no interaction with the victim.

No further description or information about the suspects is known at this time.

After the victim handed over his wallet containing a small amount of cash and his identification, the suspects left northbound on foot .

The victim was not harmed during this incident.

A bloodhound unit from the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Department was called in to assist with the incident, but the suspects were not located.

If you have any information regarding this crime, please contact the Westfield Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 317-773-1300 or Crimestoppers at 317- 262-8477.