Manager stabbed but subdues suspect during robbery of Kalamazoo Checkers

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. — The manager of the Checkers restaurant at 575 E. Michigan Avenue in Kalamazoo was stabbed during a robbery, but he managed to subdue the robber until police arrived.

The robbery took place around shortly after midnight Wednesday when a 21-year-old Kalamazoo man tried to rob the restaurant. He stabbed the manager during a struggle, police said. The injured manager was treated at Bronson Hospital and released.

The manager held the suspect until police arrived.

If you know anything, contact the Kalamazoo Public Safety Department at 269-337-8994 or anonymously contact Kalamazoo Silent Observer at 269-343-2100.

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