3 arrested for Kentwood armed robberies

Kent County

KENTWOOD, Mich. (WOOD) — Three people were arrested Friday for their connection to multiple armed robberies at Eastland Apartments in Kentwood.

Police said the suspects used Craigslist to set up a massage at a residence at the apartment complex and robbed the victim at gunpoint when he arrived. The suspects then fled in a vehicle before being arrested by the Wyoming Police Department during a traffic stop.

Two adult suspects have been charged with armed robbery, carrying a concealed weapon and using a computer for a crime. Police said the third suspect is a juvenile and charges have been requested for having a weapon and armed robbery.

The adults have been identified as 24-year-old Travis Smith and 17-year-old Kendal Smith. Charges against the juvenile are being reviewed.

Anyone with information regarding the robbery or similar incidents is asked to contact the Kentwood Police Department’s detective bureau at 616.656.6600.

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