KALAMAZOO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) - A young man has been charged with robbing the workplace where he used to be on the payroll.
Chance Allen Portrum was arraigned Monday on charges of armed robbery and carrying a concealed weapon. He was released on a personal recognizance bond and will be back in court on Dec. 27.
Kalamazoo Township police were dispatched around 10:20 p.m. Sunday to the Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant, 2026 W. Main St.
That is where police said Portrum, 18 and from Kalamazoo Township, used a gun to steal some money from the employees. He then fled the scene.
A lieutenant from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety located the suspect several blocks away. Portrum was transported to the Kalamazoo County Jail.
The money taken in the robbery and the weapon used were recovered.
The Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department and the Western Michigan University Department of Public Safety assisted in the investigation.
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