Authorities seek suspect in Kzoo Co. robbery

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are searching for the suspect in the robbery of a Kalamazoo County loan agency.

It happened around 10:15 a.m. at the Advance America located at 5601 W. Main Street in Oshtemo Township.

Authorities say the suspect entered the store, demanded money and threatened the clerk with pepper spray before running away with an undetermined amount of cash. A K-9 unit attempted to track the suspect, but was unsuccessful.

Authorities say the suspect was wearing a gray University of Michigan hoodie with blue print and a surgical mask at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information on the robbery or the suspect is asked to contact the Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office at 269.383.8748.

Silent Observer of Kalamazoo is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction. Tips can be submitted to Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.

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