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Police: 2 arrested for armed robbery after setting up handgun sale on social media

Greenfield police arrested Aaron Johnson and Ladell Burrus in connection with an armed robbery that took place Wednesday night.

GREENFIELD, Ind. (WISH) — Greenfield police arrested two suspects in connection to an armed robbery that took place Wednesday night.

Before midnight on Wednesday, officers responded to a reported robbery in the 300 block of North Berry Street.

Police say the incident occurred during the sale of a handgun that began over social media. They say the victim was held and gunpoint by the suspects, who demanded cash on the scene. One suspect is reported to have shot at the victim before fleeing.

Officers arrested Ladell Burrus, 23, and Aaron Johnson, 21, of Indianapolis, after stopping a car that matched the victim’s description. Both men are being held in Hancock County Jail.

The department says charges are still pending.

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