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GRPD seeks tips in armed robbery

Posted: 1:00 PM, Jan 17, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-17 13:00:26-05
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids police are seeking tips to identify two people who are believed to be connected to an armed robbery.

The incident happened around 6:15 p.m. on Dec. 28 in the area of Cherry Street and Sheldon Avenue. Police say suspects approached someone, pulled out a gun and demanded some property.

The victim tried to run away, but was shot several times as he fled. He was taken to the hospital and has since been released.

On Friday, Grand Rapids police released surveillance images of two people believed to be in involved in the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to call investigations at 616-456-3400 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.