Holland Township gas station robbed at gunpoint this morning

Tribune Staff • Jul 21, 2015 at 11:17 AM

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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