Kalamazoo, MI: On Monday October 1st, 2018 at 1:38 a.m., Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety responded to the Circle K gas station located in the 900 block of W Lovell St for an armed robbery that had just occurred. A black male wearing a dark colored long sleeve hooded sweatshirt, with a green coat or vest over the sweatshirt, and cargo pants entered the store and pointed a handgun at the clerk and instructed the clerk to lie on the ground. The suspect fled the scene with cash and cigarettes. KDPS, along with assistance from the Michigan State Police, Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office and Western Michigan University Police checked the area and conducted a police K-9 track, but the suspect was not located.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Kalamazoo Public Safety Criminal Investigative Division at (269)337-8994 or Silent Observer at (269)343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Lt. Marc Rifenberg