A local Indianapolis news crew from Fox59 was carjacked at gunpoint Tuesday night.

The suspect pulled a gun and demanded the station-branded news van while threatening the crew with a handgun.


Fox 59 news news van carjacked

Police later located the vehicle abandon at 41st Street and Irvington.

IMPD spokesperson Rafael Diaz confirmed a Fox59 crew was attacked around 8:15 p.m. near 37th Street and Emerson Avenue.

No one was injured, but personal items were missing from the vehicle, including a purse. The crew’s camera and other electronic equipment was not taken. h/t wthr

The suspect was described only as a black male wearing dark clothing, including a hoodie.

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