Suspect wanted for 2 Ottawa County robberies in 30 minutes

Posted at 2:51 AM, Aug 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-23 02:52:12-04

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Deputies with the Ottawa County Sheriff's Office are searching for a suspect accused of robbing two businesses in the matter of 30 minutes.

The first incident happened around 11:55 p.m. Thursday at the Raman Party Store, 394 Chicago Dr. in Holland Township. 

A masked suspect wearing dark clothing and gloves came into the store and demanded cash from the register and then took off.  Deputies say a weapon was never shown or used in the crimes.

The second robbery happened Friday just before 12:30 a.m. at the Shell Gas Station, 160 N. River Ave. in Holland Township.

The suspect description in this second incident was the same as the earlier robbery. The suspect is between 5-foot-10 and 6 feet tall, with a medium build.

Sheriff's deputies and officers from the Holland Police Department then responded and an additional K-9 track was attempted, however the suspect was not located.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Ottawa County Central Dispatch at 1-800-249-0911, or Silent Observer at 1-877-88- SILENT.