No injuries after shot fired during robbery

By: Kevin Bunch | Roseville - Eastpointe Eastsider | Published November 25, 2015 | Updated November 25, 2015 1:33pm

 Roseville police are seeking this man, who was recorded on surveillance video robbing a 7-Eleven on Masonic in Roseville at about 3:30 a.m. Nov. 25.

Roseville police are seeking this man, who was recorded on surveillance video robbing a 7-Eleven on Masonic in Roseville at about 3:30 a.m. Nov. 25.

Screen shot of surveillance video provided by Roseville Police Department

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Police are seeking suspects in an armed robbery that took place early Nov. 25 at the 7-Eleven at 19901 Masonic.

There were no injuries.

According to a press release from the Roseville Police Department, at about 3:30 a.m., a robber entered the store, walked around the counter and presented a handgun to the employee and a customer. After allegedly firing a shot at a cigarette display, the robber demanded that the cash register be opened; the employee complied and the robber reportedly took an unknown amount of cash.

The robber then fled the store and entered the passenger side of a gold 2000 GMC SUV with the license plate DAK5991. The vehicle had been reported stolen in Detroit a short time before the 7-Eleven was robbed. Police located the vehicle on westbound Interstate 94 near 11 Mile Road, but they were unable to stop it before it got away. The chase ended around I-94 and Conner Street in Detroit.

The suspect was described as a black man in his late teens or early 20s who stood approximately 6 feet tall with a medium build. He was wearing a dark-colored knit cap, a North Face jacket, gray pants and white tennis shoes. There were one or two other people in the SUV, but police did not have a description of them.

Roseville Deputy Police Chief Don Glandon said that as the matter is still under investigation, police have yet to determine if this armed robbery is related to any other similar incidents in the area, such as an armed robbery in Warren that took place four days prior.

"At this point we don’t know if it would be connected to any other incidents in the area," Glandon said. "It may or may not be when all is said and done, but right now it has not been determined."

Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Roseville Police Department at (586) 775-2100 or its detective bureau at (586) 447-4508.

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