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Police seek man in armed robbery of elderly couple at Shelbyville home

Devon L. Parrish (photo credit/Shelbyville Police Department)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Shelbyville Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a man who is wanted for an armed robbery of an elderly couple at their home.

Devon Parrish, with another accomplice, allegedly entered the couple’s home on Aug. 18, police say.

Investigators say Parrish and the other suspect beat the man and assaulted his wife.

The couple are 87 and 84 years of age. Police say they were home alone at the time of the robbery.

An arrest warrant was issued for Parrish on Aug. 28. He faces preliminary charges of robbery resulting in serious bodily injury, armed robbery, and burglary.

Parrish is to be considered armed and dangerous. Police say he frequents a family member’s home in Indianapolis, drives a silver Honda Odessey van, and may have changed his hairstyle.

Anyone with information regarding the incident was asked to contact the Criminal Investigations Division at 317-392-5145 or Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477.

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