ROSEVILLE, MI – Roseville Police are asking for assistance from the public to identify a suspect who committed an armed robbery of the Speedway Gas Station at 13 mile and Little Mack on Saturday, May 7th, 2016 approximately 8:00 a.m.
The suspect had entered the store several minutes prior to the actual robbery and had walked around, apparently checking the location of the cigarettes.
When the suspect entered the store to commit the robbery he made his way to the storage room for the cigarettes, unseen by employees. While in the room, the suspect used storage boxes and a ladder in an apparent attempt to hide his presence while placing cartons of cigarettes in a plastic bag.
While doing this the suspect was interrupted by one employee who walked into the room, he displayed a handgun and ordered the employee to place cigarettes in a bag. A short time later a second employee observed what was going on and was order to load cigarettes into another bag, the suspect also displayed the handgun to this employee.
While placing cigarettes into a bag the second employee that had been ordered to help pushed past the suspect and yelled “gun”. The suspect then picked up one bag of cigarettes and fled the store.
Suspect Description: Black Male 35 Years Old +-, 5’6” Tall, 140lb. Wearing Black Knit Type Cap, Gray Hoodie, Gray Sweat Pants.
Last seen on foot, North Bound through the parking lot, carrying a black plastic garbage bag containing the stolen items.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Coraci at 586 447-4508. Roseville P.D. Incident 16- 9778.