Police seek suspect who robbed store armed with knife

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EMMETT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Emmett Township police are searching for a suspect in an armed robbery that took place on Saturday.

It happened around 1 p.m. at the Penny Pinchers located at 1255 E Columbia Avenue. Authorities say a white man wearing a snowmobile style suit with an orange bandanna covering his face walked in and robbed the clerk using a knife.

The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash in what appeared to be a primer black, short box pickup truck, late 80s GMC or Chevrolet flat with a loud exhaust. The vehicle left northbound on Grenville Street.

There were no reports of injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call Silent Observer or the Emmett Township Department of Public Safety.

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