Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Posted at 6:28 AM, Sep 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-22 06:28:55-04

KALAMAZOO, Mich.– Police are searching for a man who they say robbed a convenience store early Friday morning.

The robbery was reported around 4 a.m. at the Circle K convenience store on 943 W. Lovell Street.

Police say the suspect entered the business, pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the store clerk. He then took cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash before leaving the store and fleeing on foot.

A K9 officer conducted a search of the area but was unsuccessful.

The suspect is described as a man in his 40s who is approximately 5’10” tall and missing a front tooth.  He is seen in the surveillance video wearing a Detroit Tigers hat and a black jacket.

If you recognize this man or have any information about this incident, please call the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at (269) 337-8994 or Silent Observer at (268) 343-2100.