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Clerk robbed by knifepoint at Georgetown Township gas station

Becky Vargo • Mar 13, 2017 at 1:00 PM

GEORGETOWN TWP. — A gas station employee called for help early Monday morning after allegedly being robbed at knifepoint.

Police were called to the Safeway station, 1815 Baldwin St., shortly before 1 a.m.

The employee told police that a white male came into the store and was making a purchase when he pulled the knife and demanded money from the cash register. The suspect then fled on foot, police said.

A K-9 unit was used to track the suspect, but they lost the track a short distance away from the gas station.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department or Silent Observer at 1-877-887-4536.

The suspect was described as being in his late teens or early 20s; about 5 feet, 10 inches to 5 feet, 9 inches in height; and weighing about 170 pounds.

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