Suspect sought in armed robbery at BP gas station in Detroit
Detroit police are seeking tips to find a man wanted in connection with an armed robbery this week that occurred on the city’s west side.
The suspect entered a BP gas station in the 15000 block of West Seven Mile about 4:45 a.m. Tuesday, bumped a customer near the counter then pointed two handguns and demanded money, investigators said in a statement.
The victim took an undisclosed amount of cash from the ATM machine located inside the store and handed it to the suspect, who might have fled in a a four-door silver Chevrolet Equinox near the alley, the release read.
Authorities on Friday released surveillance images of the suspect. He is described as an African-American man in his 20s or 30s, 6-foot-2, with a skinny build and medium brown complexion. He was last seen wearing a dirty white or gray T-shirt, light blue jeans and old brown lace up shoes.
Anyone who recognizes him or knows of his whereabouts is asked to call the Detroit Police Department’s 12th Precinct at (313) 596-1240. Anonymous tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.