Crime Watch 8

Man arrested after 2 Hendricks Co. gas stations robbed

DANVILLE, Ind. (WISH) – Police in Danville have caught a man they say is responsible for two gas station robberies in December.

The first robbery happened Dec. 18 at the Phillips 66 gas station on West Main Street in Danville. The second happened Christmas Eve at the Marathon Avon Express on East U.S. 36 in Avon.

Both were robbed at knifepoint, and a total of $500 in cash was taken 24-Hour News 8’s news partners at The Hendricks County Flyer report.

Police say 41-year-old Christopher Copeland was arrested and booked at the Hendricks County Jail.

Police haven’t said what charges Copeland is facing.

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