Suspect sought in string of SE Mich. armed robberies
Authorities are seeking tips to find a suspect wanted in connection with a string of armed robberies across Southeast Michigan this month.
Oakland County Sheriff’s investigators announced Thursday they believe the same person might have been behind as many as eight armed robberies and a single attempted one reported between Dec. 8 and Christmas Eve.
Seven of the incidents were in Oakland County: two each in Pontiac and Auburn Hills, three in Waterford Township, according to the release, sheriff’s officials said in a statement. Port Huron and Livingston County’s Hartland Township each reported one incident,
Authorities released surveillance footage of an armed robbery reported about 10:50 p.m. Dec. 23 at a Subway restaurant on the 200 block of Walton in Pontiac.
The suspect pointed a gun at a worker and demanded she empty the cash register, sheriff’s officials allege.
The man, described as approximately 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-9, wearing a black puffy jacket and black mask over his face, fled on foot with about $100.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.