Marijuana shop in Spring Lake Twp. robbed; suspect sought

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SPRING LAKE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Police in Ottawa County are looking for the suspect who robbed a tobacco and marijuana shop Wednesday night.

The armed robbery happened around 6:40 p.m. at the Simply Wright store, located in the 19000 block of 174th Avenue near US-31 in Spring Lake Township.

Police say a man showed a handgun at an employee and demanded cash.

After the employee gave him an unknown amount of money, the suspect left in a vehicle heading northbound on 174th Avenue.

Authorities say no customers were inside the store at the time of the robbery.

The suspect is described as a black man in his 20’s or 30’s, between 5 feet 10 inches and 6 feet 4 inches, with a stocky build and clean shaven. He was driving a 2000 or newer silver Chevy Impala.

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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