Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Posted at 6:24 PM, Jan 18, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-18 18:24:19-05

NORTON SHORES, Mich. – Police are searching for a suspect after Ozzie’s Party Store in the 1300 block of East Broadway Street was robbed Friday night.

Police say a 20-year old Norton Shores resident was working when the suspect, described as a black male about 5’6’’, 140 pounds and clean shaven, entered the store.  The suspect was wearing a dark hoodie and gloves when he pointed a silver handgun at the clerk and demanded money.

An undisclosed amount of money was handed over and the thief eventually fled on foot, hopping into the passenger side of a Jeep Cherokee-type vehicle that drove north on Worden St.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery is asked to contact the Norton Shores Police Department at 231-733-2691. To provide an anonymous tip, please contact Silent Observer at 231-72-CRIME, online at, or text MKGTIP and your message to 274637.