Police seek attempted armed robber
By Julie Snyder
Posted May 1, 2014
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HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The Macomb County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the April 29 attempted armed robbery at the Speedway Gas Station located on Jefferson in Harrison Township.
According to a sheriff’s report, the white male suspect entered the busy gas station at approximately 6:42 p.m. The man produced what appeared to be a small caliber handgun and pointed it at the male clerk, demanding that he give him all the money in the cash drawer.
The clerk refused to give the suspect money, and the suspect left the store and entered a small, dark-colored SUV, possibly a Dodge Journey. The vehicle left southbound on Jefferson.
The man is described as in his 20’s, approximately 6 feet 3 with a thin build. He had short, dark hair.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the Macomb County Sheriff’s Office, Detective Bureau at (586) 307-9358 or (586) 307-9412.
About the author
Staff Writer Julie Snyder covers Harrison Township, Mount Clemens, Macomb County, L’Anse Creuse Public Schools, and Mount Clemens Community Schools for the Journal. She has worked for C & G Newspapers since 2003, and attended the University of Toledo with degrees in journalism and photography. Julie has received several awards for her work in Arizona and Washington, including AP awards in Arizona for breaking news reporting and feature writing.
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