INDIANAPOLIS, IN. (THECOUNT) — A young Indy girl says she was robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight while waiting for her school bus Monday morning in Indianapolis Monday.
The girl, whose identity was not released for her protection, was waiting on her bus when a group of people pulled up and threatened her with a handgun before exiting the vehicle and demanding her belongings.
The victim says she was alone waiting for her bus on in the 4500 block of Kitley Avenue when she noticed a vehicle drive by several times before stopping.
“They tried to take my stuff and they pulled a gun out and they said, ‘If you don’t give your stuff to me, I will kill you,'” she said. “I was like ‘No, ya’ll can’t have nothing,'” reports TheIndyChannel.
While she was arguing with the guys, a female exited the vehicle and took possession her backpack, jacket and demanded her “snacks.”
“The girl said ‘I want your jacket too, I want your snacks give me all of that,'” the young girl said. “They had a gun so I just gave them all of my stuff.”
The victim said the thieves also took her phone.
The quick thinking girl was able to get the license plate off of the vehicle as they suspects fled the scene. She then ran to her mother who then reported the incident to police.
Police say they are investigating the incident as a robbery.
Officials were unable to release any other details at this time.
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