Gas station robbed Tuesday morning

Posted at 9:19 AM, Feb 02, 2016

ATHENS, Mich. – Police are looking for the person responsible for holding up a Calhoun County gas station Tuesday morning.

The robbery happened at the Shell station in Athens, Michigan at about 3:00am. The clerk told officers with the Potawatomi Tribal Police Department that the robber flashed a handgun and demanded cash.  He escaped on foot, but police say they believe there was a getaway vehicle somewhere nearby.

The suspect wore a black mask and dark clothing. He is described as being about 5’8″ tall and weighing between 160-170 pounds.  No other description was given.