Suspect update: Gaines Township gas station robbed

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GAINES TOWNSHIP, Mich.–The Kent County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a suspect following a robbery early Saturday morning.

It happened around 3:45 a.m. at the  BP Gas Station at 6045 Kalamazoo Ave. SE in Gaines Township. Deputies said the suspect entered with a handgun and demanded money from the clerk before taking off.

suspect 2The suspect is described as a black male, early to mid 20’s, 5’8″-6′ tall, and weighing between 160-170lbs. He was last seen wearing gray sweatpants, a black hooded sweatshirt, white shoes and a black mask.

If you have any information you’re asked to call the Kent County Sheriff’s Department at (616) 632-6100 or Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.

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2 comments

  • CommonSense

    Yet another black man committing another crime. I bet the handgun was not purchased legally and he didn’t have a concealed carry permit. Too bad someone with a legal gun and carry permit wasn’t there to drop this pos where he stood.

  • Roger

    You most be joking why someone will try to shoot a innocent black guy that didn’t do anything ,specially if a cop is the one ohhh that will be racist.