KDPS seeking 2 suspects in convenience store armed robbery

Surveillance images of the robbery at the Circle K on Lovell Street in Kalamazoo. (April 29, 2015)

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Police in Kalamazoo are looking for two suspects who robbed a convenience store early Wednesday.

It happened around 2:30 a.m. at the Circle K convenience store in the 900 block of W. Lovell Street.

Two men entered the stored and robbed the clerk at gunpoint. Both suspects were armed with handguns and one of them fired a shot into the ceiling of the store as he leaving, according to a Kalamazoo Department Public Safety.

Police say the suspects are both black men in their early twenties.

Surveillance images of the robbery at the Circle K on Lovell Street in Kalamazoo. (April 29, 2015)
Surveillance images of the robbery at the Circle K on Lovell Street in Kalamazoo. (April 29, 2015)

One of the suspects was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the letters “MAM” on the chest and dark pants. The second suspect was last seen wearing a purple coat over a black hooded sweatshirt with a black design on the back of the coat and light colored pants, according to KDPS.

The two suspects fled southbound on foot.

Police are investigating the incident and it is unknown if the armed robbery is related to the Marathon Gas Station robbery last week on E. Michigan Avenue.

Anyone with information is asked to call KDPS at 269.337.8994 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100 or www.kalamazoosilentobserver.com.

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