**FOR PUBLIC RELEASE: ATTEMPTED ROBBERY**
On Thursday, 8/21/2014 at approximately 3:58am, Officers from the Westfield Police Department were dispatched to the Kroger Gas Station located at 17447 Carey Road in regard to an attempted Robbery.
Upon arrival, Police met with the victim and were told he was delivering fuel to the gas station when he observed a person crouching down behind a wood pile. When the victim asked the subject what he was doing, the unknown subject along with a second subject came from behind the wood pile. The subjects demanded the victims’ money and a brief struggle ensued. The victim was able to break away, unharmed, and get back into the cab of his truck and call 911. The victim told Dispatchers the subjects left the area on foot and in an unknown direction of travel.
A multi-agency (Westfield Police Dept., Noblesville Police Dept. and Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office) perimeter was set and a K-9 team was called in to track the subjects. The K-9 tracked south and west from the gas station but nothing or no one was located.
One of the subjects was described as an African-American male wearing dark clothing and had long, dread-like hair. The second subject was described as an African-American male also wearing dark clothing with short hair. Both men were approximately 6’0 tall, 25 to 30 years old, and weighed roughly 230 lbs.
If you have any information regarding this incident, please contact the Westfield Police Department’s Investigations Division at (317)773-1300.