KDPS: 2 arrested in gas station robbery

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — Police in Kalamazoo arrested two men in connection to robbery at a gas station Wednesday.

The robbery happened around 2:45 a.m. at a gas station in the 3500 block of S. Sprinkle Road near I-94 in Kalamazoo. The suspect suggested he had a weapon but did not show it, according to a Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety news release.

The suspect was able to get away with a cash register with an undisclosed amount of cash.

After getting surveillance footage, investigators identified a suspect vehicle seen leaving the scene.

The vehicle was found around 4 a.m. parked in a driveway in the 100 block of E. Stockbridge Avenue in the city’s Southside neighborhood. Inside the house, officers found a man matching the description of the robbery suspect and a second man identified as the getaway driver.

Both men were arrested and lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail on armed robbery charges.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269.337.8994, Criminal Investigation Division at 269.337.8139 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.

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