Police Seek Armed Robbery Suspect

By: News 10
By: News 10

Lansing Police are looking for a man who took a woman's laptop computer Sunday night.
The victim, a 47-year-old woman who lives on the 2000 block of Ferrol, opened her door after hearing a knock at about 8 p.m.
Upon opening the door, a man with a knife forced his way in and demanded her laptop.
He then ran once given the laptop.
The victim was not hurt.
Police and a K9 unit traced the man to the 3400 block of Simkin, but were not able to find the suspect.
He is a black man, about 50 years old, with a stocky build.
He was wearing dark gray sweatpants, a dark gray coat, and a dark stocking hat.
Investigators say he may be connected to another man seen earlier on Ferrol.
He is a black man, about 30 years old, with a goatee, a thin build and "average" height.
He was carrying a shovel, wearing a tan coat and gray sweatpants.
Anyone with information should call police at (517) 483-4600.
Anonymous text message tips can be left at 847411, begin your text with LPD517 then your message.

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  • by mike Location: lansing on Jan 28, 2013 at 04:03 PM
    K heres the answer ban all knives.
  • by Angie Location: Lansing on Jan 28, 2013 at 10:46 AM
    So...he grabs JUST the laptop and leaves? No demand for money or anything else? Dude must have been desperate to check his Facebook status.
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