Holland Township gas station robbed at gunpoint this morning

A Holland Towship gas station clerk was robbed at gunpoint this morning and the suspect remains at large, police said today.
Tribune Staff
Dec 23, 2011

Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department Sgt. Brian Buter said the clerk, who works at the Speedway at 120th Avenue and James Street, called police at about 3:17 a.m. after they were allegedly robbed by an unidentified suspect.

According to Buter, a man walked into the Speedway and displayed a handgun. He allegedly fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

Buter said a department K-9 unit was able to track the suspect for a distance, but the person wasn’t caught and still remains at large.

According to police, the suspect is described as being a tall, slender white male with a small amount of close-cropped facial hair. He was wearing a dark cap, a gray pullover sweater, faded blue jeans, and aviator-styled sunglasses.

The incicent remains under investigation and people with information are asked to contact the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Department major case line at 616-738-4687, Silent Observer at 1-877-88-SILENT or at www.mosotips.com.

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