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Amazon driver carjacked at gunpoint in Fishers

Posted at 3:40 PM, Jun 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-25 16:56:29-04

FISHERS — A delivery driver for Amazon was carjacked at gunpoint Tuesday morning, police said.

According to a report from Fishers police, the Hamilton County 911 Communications Center received a 911 call at 10:13 a.m. Tuesday from an individual reporting he had been carjacked at gunpoint by an unknown suspect at the intersection of Minden Drive and Dorster Street.

The victim told police the suspect displayed a handgun and demanded the driver exit the vehicle. Police said after the victim got out of the vehicle, the suspect fled traveling east toward Olio road. The suspect was initially a passenger in a black GMC full-size SUV that followed the delivery van as it fled the scene.

Fishers police said the victim is a contracted driver for Amazon. The stolen vehicle, which contained Amazon packages, is a late model white Ford 250 Transit van and had a light blue piece of paper displayed on the front dashboard.

The suspect is described as a black man in his mid-20s with a slender build, police said. The suspect was wearing grey running pants, a grey hooded sweatshirt, a black beanie and black shoes.

No one was injured during the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Edgar Holmes at 317-595-3300.