Pittsfield Township police are investigating an armed robbery at the Circle K gas station on the 5400 block of West Michigan Avenue.
The incident occurred at 4 a.m. when a suspect entered the store, located near Carpenter Road, and demanded money from the store’s clerk. According to a news release issued by Pittsfield police, the clerk saw the muzzle of a handgun protruding from the suspect’s jacket pocket. After the clerk turned over cash, the suspect grabbed a large quantity of cigarillos and then left the area on foot.
Ypsilanti police assisted with a canine track but could not locate the suspect. He was described as a Hispanic male, under 5’4 with a thin build. He is believed to be a teenager. He wore a grey hoodie and a bandana on his face
Anyone with information is asked to called the Pittsfield Township Police Department confidential tip line at 734-944-1238.
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