Kalamazoo armed robber taken into custody

Posted at 10:17 PM, Sep 21, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-21 22:17:34-04

OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. – The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Department was called to investigate  an armed robbery at an EZ Mart convenience store located on 8469 Stadium Drive on Sunday.

A description of the suspect and the suspect vehicle was then given to officials. The weapon used was a hand gun.

Two hours later the Kalamazoo Public Safety Department responded to an armed robbery at a McDonald’s restaurant located at 3320 S Westnedge.

The description of the suspect and suspect vehicle was the same as the first robbery.

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety located the suspect vehicle, and after a traffic stop a 55-year-old man has been taken into custody.

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