Kalamazoo, MI: On Tuesday, February 7, 2017, at approximately 10:06 p.m., Kalamazoo Pubic Safety Officers were flagged down by a local food delivery driver who reported being robbed in the area of 1200 Summit Ave. The victim provided a description of three males suspects armed with a handgun who stole cash and personal property. Officers conducted a thorough search for the suspects, including the use of a police K9; however, no suspects could be located.
On Thursday, February 9, 2017 at approximately 10:58 p.m., Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers responded to the area of 700 Summit Park Ct., upon a local food delivery driver reporting being robbed at gunpoint by a lone male. Officers responded to the area and conducted an extensive search with the use of a police K9; however, the suspect was not located.
In both instances the armed suspect was described as a male, black, approximately 20 years of age, 5’11 and armed with a handgun.
Kalamazoo Public Safety would like to ask that all local food delivery drivers be cautious and aware of your surroundings when delivering food. Furthermore, we ask for the public’s help in being an extra set of eyes and ears for those employed as delivery drivers while making their rounds.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Public Safety at 337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.
By authority of: Sgt. Derrick Turner
Date: Thursday, January 12, 2017
Address: 150 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo, MI 49001
Contact: Captain Victor Ledbetter, Criminal Investigations Division, 337-8139