Armed Robber Holds Up Gas Station In Westland [VIDEO]

WESTLAND (WWJ) — Police in Westland are asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect seen on camera during the robbery of a gas station last week.

The subject was seen entering a Speedway on Cherry Hill Rd. and Newburgh Rd. on October 8. He was caught on surveillance camera walking around for a short time before approaching the counter to make a purchase.

During the exchange, the subject revealed a firearm and demanded money from the cashier. The cashier complied and the subject left without causing any harm to the cashier.

The subject fled in a dark-colored car, possibly a 2009 Ford Fusion.

(photo: Westland Police Department)

(photo: Westland Police Department)

Police describe the subject a black male with a dark complexion, possibly in his late 20s. He is believed to be about 5-foot-10 to 6-feet tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds.

He is seen wearing blue jeans, a blue hooded sweatshirt with orange strings, and a white baseball hat with “Detroit” written on it.

Anyone able to identify the subject please contact the Westland Police Department at 734-722-9600.


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