Driver robbed in Hamilton County


The Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery reported shortly after 7 a.m. Jan. 3. According to Sheriff’s Office investigators, a motorist driving along State Road 38 at Six Points Road near Sheridan stopped, due to the inclement weather, to offer a ride to a person walking along the road. Once the walker entered the vehicle, the victim reported he was intimidated by the suspect and the suspect had the victim remove his wallet and give it to him. The victim stated a dark colored passenger vehicle followed them as he drove the suspect to the area of 211th Street and James Road in Noblesville. The suspect then threatened the victim before exiting the victim’s car and getting into the vehicle that had been following.

The victim of the robbery was able to provide a description of the suspect as a white male, approximately 5’9” to 6’0” tall, wearing a light blue jacket and dark colored pants. The only description of the vehicle the suspect entered to leave is a dark colored passenger car.

The victim was not injured in the incident. Items taken in the robbery include an unspecified amount of cash, a gift card, and a debit card.

Hamilton County Sheriff detectives are continuing to investigate the incident. Anyone with information should contact Hamilton County Communications at 317-773-1282 or Crime Stoppers at317-262-8477.