Police need your help identifying armed robbery suspect

CASS COUNTY, Mich. - Michigan State Police Niles Post troopers are asking your help to identify a suspect involved in armed robbery at the Sunrise Corner liquor store in Howard Township.

The suspect is described as a black male standing 5’7” - 5’11” in height and weighing 130 - 160 pounds with short black hair.

His disguise was described as a black beanie with a hole on the back left and pulled over his eyes, a second layer under the first, was described as a bright blue beanie, or a ski mask, pulled over his face, and lastly, his face was covered by a bright red piece of ripped fabric wrapped around his neck.

Officials say the unknown suspect, walked into the store at closing brandishing a knife, demanding money and vapes on Thursday night and left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Additional clothing worn by suspect are as follows:

• unclean white socks

• dark brown or black sandals with distinct two-tone outsoles and velcro style straps

• worn-out blue jeans with ripped front right pocket area exposing white pocket lining

• old worn-out dark blue crewneck sweatshirt covered with lawn debris

• sleeves pulled down covering his hands serving as gloves

If you have any information related to this incident, recognize the suspect, or have any knowledge of his whereabouts, please contact D/Sgt. John Moore at 269-921-5457 or Michiana Crime Stoppers at 800-342-STOP with any information.

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