Police asking for public’s help to find man wanted for attempted robbery and arson of CVS

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

Photos of wanted CVS attempted robber and his possible car

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (April 15, 2016) – Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who they say started a fire at an east side CVS in an attempt to clear out the business and rob it.

Police say it happened at 5110 East 38th Street around 10 a.m. on March 18.

Police say after the man started the fire, he jumped over the pharmacy counter with a black semi-automatic handgun and demanded Vicodin and Oxycodone. The pharmacist locked themselves in a room.

The man fled without getting anything. Police say the suspect’s car is a possible red four door car believed to be a Nissan Altima.

If you have any information that will assist authorities, call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477 or 800-222-8477.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.