UPDATE: CAUGHT! Suspect in two Jackson Co. armed robberies nabbed

leonisuspect

UPDATE 4:47 p.m. – According to the Columbia Police Department an 18-year-old man was arrested in Liberty Township this afternoon in connection with two robberies overnight.

The robberies took place in Leoni Township and Columbia Township outside Brooklyn.

This story is developing and will be updated online and on 6 News.

JACKSON CO., Mich (WLNS) – Take a good look at these photos and video.

Multiple police departments in Jackson County are looking for one man who they say robbed a gas station overnight and tried to rob another.

leonisuspect e1484339087919 UPDATE: CAUGHT! Suspect in two Jackson Co. armed robberies nabbed

First-up was a station in Leoni Township on the 3400 block of Page Avenue.

Officials say the man walked in, showed a weapon but when he didn’t get the cash he demanded he left.

Then, just a few minutes later police say the same man went to the Citgo gas station on the 100 block of Main Street in the village of Brooklyn.

That’s about 12 miles away.

The man grabbed cash but by the time officers got on scene the suspect was gone.

Police say the man is between 5’7″ and 5’10” tall, weighs roughly 175 pounds and was seen wearing a gray Nike hooded sweatshirt.

If you recognize this person you’re encouraged to call either the Blackman-Leoni Township Department of Public Safety at 517-788-4223 or the Columbia Township Police Department at 517-592-3122.

We welcome thoughts and comments from our viewers. We ask that everyone keep their remarks civil and respectful. Postings that contain profanity, racist, or potentially libelous remarks will be deleted. We will delete any commercial postings, as well.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s