Police seek Kentwood armed robbery suspect


KENTWOOD, Mich. (WOOD) — Police in Kentwood are searching for an armed robbery suspect Saturday.

Dispatchers told 24 Hour News 8 that a man walked into the Check Into Cash, located in the 5300 block of S. Division Avenue, around 1:30 p.m. with his face covered and armed with a black handgun.

The suspect fled eastbound on foot from the scene, but dispatchers say it’s unclear how much, if anything, was stolen.

Police describe the suspect as black man around 21-years-old, 5-foot-8 with a slim build. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and a bright colored vest.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kentwood Police Department at 616.698.6580 or Silent Observer at 616.774.2345.

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