Portage Gas Station Robbed At Gunpoint

Posted at 9:22 PM, Nov 28, 2012
and last updated 2012-11-28 21:22:29-05

PORTAGE, Mich. – Police are searching for a suspect in the armed robbery of a gas station that occurred on Wednesday, November 28.

Around 4:18 p.m. the Portage Department of Public Safety responded to a report of an armed robbery at a gas station in the 5400 block of South Westnedge Ave.

According to the police, the suspect is a lone white male who showed the clerk a gun and demanded money. The suspect then fled the scene on foot.

The authorities called in a K-9 unit from the Kalamazoo Department of Safety to help search for the suspect, but were unable to find him.

Police are asking that anyone with information on this incident contact the Portage Department of Public Safety at 269-329-4567 or Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.