Masked thieves armed with shotguns rob homeowners of money, medical marijuana

Posted at 7:18 AM, Nov 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-11-17 07:18:47-05

SPRINGFIELD, Mich. — A man and woman were assaulted and robbed at gunpoint by four suspects as they were letting the dog out early Tuesday morning.

According to the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office, it happened at around 4:20 a.m. at a home on Ave C in the city of Springfield.  The victims said that they opened their door to let the family dog out, and four male suspects rushed in and assaulted them.  They were all wearing hoods and masks, and were armed with handguns and shotguns.

The suspects stole money and medical marijuana before getting away.  The 57-year-old woman and 61-year-old man suffered minor injuries during the assault.  Anyone with information is asked to call police at (269)-781-0880.