Customer abducted at gunpoint at Circle K

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Police are looking for the person who robbed a Circle K and took a shopper hostage.

It happened around 12:45 Friday morning in the in the 1000 block of US 31 North in New Whiteland. The store was closed for several hours during the investigation.

Investigators tell Eyewitness News the robber (the black male seen in the pictures to the right) took a shopper by gunpoint and demanded money from the store clerk. The suspect then forced shopper to their car and made that person drive him to Indianapolis.

The shopper dropped the robber off somewhere near I-70 and Harding Street in Indianapolis.

Officers say the suspect is considered armed and dangerous. If you see him call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 262-TIPS.