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2 arrested in armed robbery on Indy's north side

An 18-year-old and a 20-year-old were arrested for an armed robbery that happened near 38th Street and North Keystone Avenue on Friday, April 2.
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INDIANAPOLIS — IMPD detectives have arrested two people for their role in an armed robbery that happened on Indianapolis' north side Friday, April 2.

The incident happened around 4:45 p.m. in the 2700 block of East 38th Street, near North Keystone Avenue. A man called police, saying he had been robbed by two people after leaving an auto parts store. He said one of them had a gun.

When officers responded to the scene, they found two people matching the description given by the victim almost immediately. Those suspects have been identified as 20-year-old Diamond Bible and 18-year-old Ladarreon Austin. Police found them behind a nearby building and took them into custody. While searching the suspects, police found the property that had been stolen during the robbery. Nearby, they found a gun believed to have been used during the incident.

Officers arrested Bible and Austin. The Marion County Prosecutor's Office will make the final charging decision in the case.