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Police Look for Tips in Masked Armed Robbery


LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) - Lansing police are asking for the public's help identifying the suspect in an armed robbery over the weekend.

It happened on Sunday around 8a.m. on the 1900 block of E. Michigan at the Speedway Gas station.

Witnesses said the man entered the store, showed a handgun and demanded money. When he was given cash, he left on foot. A K9 unite was able to track him to the 200 block of Shepard, but his trail was lost.

The suspect is described as a white or Hispanic male, around 6'4". He was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, dirty blue jeans and a tan mask with green teeth and fake blood in areas (pictured at right above).

No one was injured.

Police advise the public not to approach the suspect, as he is considered armed. Anyone with information is asked to call police at (517) 483-4600 or Crime Stoppers at (517) 483-7867. Anonymous text message tips can be left at 847411, begin your text with LPD517 then your message.

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