JACKSON CO. - Two businesses in the Jackson County are robbed at gunpoint in the morning. Blackman-Leoni Public Safety Director Mike Jester says they are investigating the possibility that the same man robbed the Shelby Shoe Outlet on Ann Arbor Road Monday morning and the Valero gas station on Page Avenue Tuesday morning.
In both cases the suspect is described as a white man, 5'10" - 6" tall, slender build, wearing a hoodie and sunglasses. In each the thief entered the business, showed a handgun and demanded cash; the employees complied and no shots were fired or anyone hurt.
The Shelby Shoe Outlet was robbed at approximately 10:35am Monday.
The Valero was robbed at approximately 9am Tuesday. Director Jester says that a witness saw him leave in an older model Jeep Cherokee.
Anyone with information about the robberies is asked to call Blackman-Leoni Public Safety at 517-788-4223.