Authorities searching for man who robbed Allendale Twp. gas station

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ALLENDALE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are searching for a man they say robbed an Ottawa County gas station.

It happened at 9:57 p.m. Saturday at the Admiral Gas Station in the 6700 block of Lake Michigan Drive in Allendale Township. Ottawa County Sheriff’s deputies say the suspect walked into the gas station, implied he had a handgun and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk gave him the money that was in the register and the suspect took off in an unknown direction.

Authorities conducted an extensive search and brought in a K-9 unit to track the suspect, but were not able to locate him.

The suspect is described as a heavy-set white male wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office at 616.738.4000 or Silent Observer at 877.887.4536.

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