A man walked into the Marathon gas station, 2806 South Getty St., at approximately 8:30 p.m. and flashed a semi-automatic pistol at the employee. He fled on foot with an unspecified amount of money.
The suspect is described by police as a black male approximately 20 years old. He is 5 feet 9 inches tall with a slim build and was wearing a black ski mask, a black canvas hooded coat, black jeans and gloves.
Police picked up the suspect’s footprints in the snow going west on East Broadway, where they say he then got into a waiting vehicle.
Anyone with information on this crime is asked to contact Norton Shores police at 231-733-2961 or Silent Observer at 231-72-CRIME.