Kalamazoo armed robbery under investigation

Posted at 9:08 PM, Sep 07, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-08 00:23:41-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - Kalamazoo Public Safety officers were called on the scene of an armed robbery at the Walgreen’s located in the 3000 block of S. Westnedge Avenue, this Sunday around 5:45 p.m.

The male suspect attempted to purchase a candy bar, when the cashier opened the cash register, the suspect displayed a knife and reached into the cash register and took the money. The suspect ran from the scene with the candy bar and cash.

Officials say the suspect is described as a black male in his late 20's to early 30's of average build, wearing a black and white checkered long sleeve shirt, a dark-colored hat, and dark blue jeans.

A witness reported a dark-colored Chevrolet Malibu leaving the scene, after a Kalamazoo Public Safety Canine officer tracked the suspect to an area off Whites Rd.

Anyone with information on this investigation is asked to call Kalamazoo Public Safety at 269-337-8994 or Silent Observer at 343-2100 or