Authorities searching for assault, unarmed robbery suspect

Surveillance image of the man Kent Co. Sheriff deputies believe may have information on an assault, unarmed robbery (Courtesy: Kent Co. Sheriff Department/Nov. 28, 2015).

GAINES TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Kent County Sheriff Deputies are asking for your help in identifying a man they say may have information about an assault and unarmed robbery.

It happened around 6:00 a.m. on Saturday in the 1500 block of Eastport Drive SE in Gaines Township. Kent County Sheriff Deputies say a man said he was assaulted and had items taken from him. A K9 unit was brought in, but they were unable to track the suspect.

Surveillance image of the man Kent Co. Sheriff deputies believe may have information on an assault, unarmed robbery (Courtesy: Kent Co. Sheriff Department/Nov. 28, 2015).
Surveillance image of the man Kent Co. Sheriff deputies believe may have information on an assault, unarmed robbery (Courtesy: Kent Co. Sheriff Department/Nov. 28, 2015).

The victim described the suspect as a black male wearing dark clothes, a black knit hat and on a bicycle. Police found a surveillance image of a person who they say may have information about the robbery. The footage was taken from a business the man visited just before the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kent County Sheriff’s Department at 616.632.6100.

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