Two Teens Robbed in Grand Rapids, Incidents Possibly Related

Posted at 7:57 AM, Nov 26, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-26 08:17:25-05


Police are looking for suspects after two different armed robberies Monday morning in Grand Rapids.

The first incident happened around 6:15 a.m. near Franklin and Madison SE. A 16-year-old was robbed by a black male wearing a mask, with a handgun. He then went back home and told his parents, who called police.

The second incident happened around 7 a.m. at Sigsbee and Fuller SE. A second teenager was robbed at a bus stop by two people. The first suspect is again a black male wearing a mask, with a handgun. The second suspect may be Hispanic, but police do not yet have a good description. There was a report of one shot being fired during this robbery, however police have not yet found any casings or other specific evidence.

No injuries were reported in either robbery.

If you know anything, call Grand Rapids Police.