Kalamazoo police investigate early morning robbery

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is investigating an early morning robbery.

It happened just before 2:30 a.m. in the 2700 block of Redwood Avenue near Lafayette Avenue, southwest of Western Michigan University campus.

Police say the robber approached the victim from behind, implied that he had a weapon and demanded the victim’s belongings. The robber took the things, got into a car and took off.

Officers canvassed the area, but didn’t find the robber.

The suspect has been described as a tall white male with light brown or blonde hair. He was wearing a hooded sweatshirt or coat and a blue baseball cap at the time of the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to call KDPS at 269.488.8911 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.

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