Indianapolis man sentenced after beating, robbing woman at gas station

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UPDATE - Jackson was arrested earlier and pleaded guilty last month to robbery resulting in bodily injury.

Jackson was sentenced to four years in prison and three years of probation following his release.

Original Story:

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Indianapolis police detectives are searching for a man who they say beat and robbed a woman at a gas station on the city’s east side.

The crime occurred on June 1, 2016 at the Marathon Gas Station located in the 8000 block of East 42nd Street.

Police were dispatched to the scene just before 3:30 p.m. on a report of a strong armed robbery.

When officers arrived, they located a woman with swelling to her face, and she told police she had just been robbed.

Photo of Neverean Jackson

Photo of Neverean Jackson

The victim told police that a man, later identified as Neverean Jackson, 23, had offered to pump her gas. When the woman grabbed her purse to pay for the gas, he snatched it from her. The victim tried to get her purse back, but Jackson allegedly pulled her to the ground and punched her in the face.

Jackson left the scene in a newer black Chrysler Sebring.

Police have issued a warrant for Jackson’s arrest for his alleged involvement in the case.

Detectives urge anyone with information regarding his whereabouts to contact Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS(8477).