KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Officers responded to 400 Dillingham Lane at 10:55 p.m. on Friday night for a report of an armed robbery.
The victim was approached by a man who pointed a gun at her head and demanded that she hand over her purse and cell phone.
After he got away with her property, Kalamazoo Public Safety officers arrived and deployed K-9 Nero to track the suspect.
Nero tracked the suspect to an apartment on Carrington Court, where they were found hiding inside a storage closet in the common area with both the victim's purse and the gun he used in the robbery.
The suspect, a 21-year-old man from Kalamazoo, is being lodged at Kalamazoo County Jail for multiple charges, and it was also discovered that he is a parole absconder.
The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety has not yet released the suspect's identity.
If you have any more information about the crime, call the K.D.P.S. at 488-8911, the Criminal Investigation Division at 337-8139, or Silent Observer at 343-2100.