INDIANAPOLIS — Indy Metro Police are looking for two men who stole a donation box for Riley Hospital for Children from a southside gas station.
The men stole the box Monday morning from the BP gas station at 2025 W. Southport Road.
One man distracted the cashier, police say, while the other grabbed the donation box and cut the wire attaching it to the counter.
The two men were white and appeared to be between 30 and 40 years old. They were both wearing dark-colored hoodies, jeans, and black caps.
The thieves drove away in a blue Dodge truck with Indiana license plate: T-K-9-8-0-N-J-P.
Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health issued this statement after the theft:
“We are aware of the incident and know BP is working in partnership with the authorities to address the situation. Donations to Riley Hospital for Children are vital to ensuring all patients have access to exceptional care.”
If you have any information, contact Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317-262-TIPS.
(Photo by Chris Davis/WIBC.)