Holland party store robbed of cash, liquor

Southside Party Store, Washington Avenue, Holland
Police outside Southside Party Store in Holland after a robbery on Oct. 29, 2017.

HOLLAND, Mich. (WOOD) — Police are looking for the man who robbed a Holland party store at gunpoint Sunday night.

The robbery happened around 7:53 p.m. at the Southside Party Store on Washington Avenue, between 32nd and 40th streets.

According to the Holland Department of Public Safety, an armed man walked into the store, demanded and stole cash and liquor, and then took off, heading southwest. He was last seen across the street from the business.

The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office and Michigan State Police helped Holland DPS set up a perimeter to look for the suspect. A K-9 unit was also called in.

On Sunday night, the party store posted surveillance photos of the robber on its Facebook page.

Holland, Southside Party Store, armed robbery
A surveillance photo from Southside Party Store in Holland shows an armed robber at the store on the night of Oct. 29, 2017.

The suspect is described as a black man in his mid-20s who is 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall and weighing between 160 and 180 pounds. He was last seen wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black mask, white gloves, black pants and white and black sneakers.

No one was hurt in the robbery.

Anyone with information about the suspect is encouraged to contact the Holland DPS at 616.355.1150 or by email. Anonymous tips can also be filed through Silent Observer at 1.877.4536.