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Man who robbed local 7-Eleven on Labor Day at large

September 16, 2013

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This unidentified man walked into a 7-Eleven on Labor Day and threatened the clerk with a knife, robbing the store before fleeing the scene. At press time, he remained at large.

CLINTON TOWNSHIP — At press time, the Clinton Township Police Department was still looking for information pertaining to a suspect who robbed a 7-Eleven on Labor Day.

The man walked into the 7-Eleven located at 37335 Harper, near Metropolitan Parkway, just before 8 p.m. Sept. 2. He left the store because there was a flurry of customers inside.

He returned at 8:23 p.m. and went straight toward the register. He pulled out a knife from his rear left pocket and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk, a female, handed the suspect an undetermined amount of currency, and he then fled northbound once he exited the store.

The robber is a white male estimated to be between the ages of 25 and 30 years old, and his height is in a range between 5-foot-10-inches and 6 feet. He has a medium physical build and a thin beard. He was wearing a green polo shirt, a blue baseball cap, red gym shoes and blue jeans.

St. Clair Shores police believe the same man may have been responsible for an armed robbery, again using a knife, on Sept. 7 at a Shell gas station in St. Clair Shores.

If anyone has any information about the suspect, they can call Detective Bryan Gilbert at the Clinton Township Police Department at (586) 493-7845. Citizens can remain anonymous in the identification of the suspect.

About the author

Nick Mordowanec covers Fraser, Clinton Township, Fraser School District, Clintondale Community Schools and Baker College for the Fraser-Clinton Chronicle. Nick has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2013 and graduated from Michigan State University. He has slight obsessions with sports, Seinfeld and Led Zeppelin.

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