Kalamazoo, MI: Public Safety Officers were sent to the Phillip 66 gas station in the 3800 block of Stadium Dr. this morning at 6:02am for a report of an armed robbery. As the clerk opened the gas station, 2 masked men entered the business demanding money. One of the suspects displayed a handgun and struck the clerk with the gun several times. The clerk sustained a minor injury and refused medical treatment.
The suspects fled the business on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. A K-9 track of the suspects found they had run to the area of the Stadium Dr. Apts. in the 4200 block of Lakesedge Dr. where the track was lost. Both suspects were described as being in their early 20’s, between 5’8” and 5’10” tall and wearing dark clothing and ski masks. No further information is known about the suspects at this time.
Anyone who may have information regarding this investigation is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Lt. David O’Strander
Date: March 29, 2016
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Victor Ledbetter, Criminal Investigations Division, 337-8139