Masked Gunman Suspected in 5 Robberies

By: Tim Gillette
By: Tim Gillette

MASKED MAN ARMED ROBBERIES

August 13, Clark gas station, 1500 W. Mt. Hope Road

Sept 30, Citgo gas station, Cedar St.

Sept. 30, Sunoco gas station, 709 N. Larch St.

Oct 1, Sav-More party Store, 820 W. Miller St.

Oct 1, Cirilla's Adult Store, 3205 W. Saginaw St.

LANSING - Police suspect the same man is responsible for five recent armed robberies in the Lansing area. The latest robberies occurred Tuesday night. At about 9:30 P.M. the Sav-More Party Store in the 800 block of W. Miller Road was held up by a gunman wearing a Halloween mask. At 11:55 P.M. Cirillas's Adult Store in the 3200 block of W. Saginaw Street was robbed by a man with a gun, wearing what was described as a translucent face mask. No one was hurt in either incident.

Lansing police say the description is similar to two robberies that took place Monday night-- one at a Citgo gas station on Cedar Street and another at a Sunoco gas station on Larch Street. Police suspect the thief is the same man who robbed the Clark gas station in the 1500 block of W. Mt. Hope Road August 13th.

Police have released a surveillance picture from Monday's robbery of a Sunoco gas station. The gunman is seen to be wearing the Halloween mask, and a distinctive red, black and white jacket.

Lansing Police are looking for tips. If you have information about these robberies, or think you recognize the man in the picture call LPD at 517-483-4600 or anonymous text message tips can be left at 847411, begin your text with LPD517 then leave your message.


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