Kent Co. gas station armed robbery suspect sought

The Citgo gas station where a robbery occurred early Monday morning in Cannon Township, (June 23, 2014)

CANNON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) – Sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man who held up a gas station clerk at gunpoint in northern Kent County early Monday morning.

It happened at the Bailey’s General Store at 6051 Belding Road NE near Blakely Drive NE just after 3:30 a.m. in Cannon Township, southeast of Rockford, according to the Kent County Sheriff’s Department.

Sheriff’s officials said the suspect, who is said to be between 5 feet 5 inches and 5 feet 8 inches tall and was wearing a dark-colored mask, a dark-colored hooded sweatshirt and dark pants and shoes, was able to get cash from the store and then ran off.

No one was injured in the robbery.

Anyone with information should call the Kent County Sheriff’s Department at 616.336.3113.


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