Police search for driver who smashed car through glass wall at gas station

Circle K at 21st and Shadeland

INDIANAPOLIS - Investigators are searching for the driver and car that sped away from an east-side convenience store after propelling through one of the building's glass walls.

Indianapolis police (IMPD) said early Thursday morning, witnesses reported a vehicle pulled into a handicapped spot at the Circle K located at 21st Street and Shadeland Avenue. That's near the crossing of interstates 465 and 70. (See map below.)

Witnesses told police the vehicle sped forward and crashed through a glass wall at the front of the store, then the driver quickly drove away.

No one inside the store was hurt in the crash, investigators said. The store was closed Thursday morning after the crash, and a worker was seen cleaning up glass outside (pictured).

If you have information on this crash, you’re urged to report it to police at 317-327-3811. You can also always report information anonymously via Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477 (TIPS) or online at crimetips.org. Tips can also be texted with "INDYCS" to 274637.

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