Kent County Sheriff: Armed robbery suspect turns himself in

Posted at 8:37 PM, Dec 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-05 04:03:59-05

ALPINE TOWNSHIP, Mich. — The suspect involved in a Mobil gas station armed robbery along Alpine Avenue Friday evening has turned himself in, according to Kent County Deputies.

The robbery happened just before 6:30 p.m. at 4258 Alpine Avenue NW in Alpine Township.

The Kent County Sheriff’s Department said the black male suspect, 22 from Grand Rapids, was carrying a black semi automatic handgun and demanded cash from the clerk. Police said the suspect did not get away with any cash before he left the scene.

Deputies said the suspect’s family was able to convince him turn himself in, after seeing pictures on the news. The suspect was sent to the Kent County Jail on armed robbery charges.