Highland Township Mobil Gas Station Held Up at Gunpoint

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HIGHLAND MI – Oakland County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the armed robbery of a Mobil gas station early Monday morning.Mobil

At 1:16AM on Monday, July 16th, 2018, Deputies responded to the 2000 block of E. Highland Rd, a Mobil Gas Station, on the report of an Armed Robbery.

The suspect entered the business and approached the store clerk and handed him a white plastic bag. He demanded that the clerk empty the register and put the money inside of the bag.

The suspect had brandished a black semi-automatic pistol during the robbery. The clerk put approximately $310 in cash into the bag. The suspect exited the door via the north side of the business and fled the area on foot. Deputies requested an OCSO K-9 Unit to respond.

An OCSO K-9 Unit responded to the scene and established a track. The K-9 tracked the suspect in a northwestern direction for approximately one mile. The K-9 tracked the suspect to a residential area in the 1000 block of Highland Park Drive. Deputies could hear a vehicle with a loud exhaust start up and quickly flee the area. The K-9 led Deputies to the location where the car had been parked. The K-9 search was terminated. There was no description of the vehicle used to flee the scene. Detectives will continue to follow up.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 30 years old, 5’08”tall wearing a green jacket with the hood covering his head and black jeans. The suspect’s face was obscured by his wearing a medical mask.

Anyone with information pertaining to this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAKUP. You can receive up to $1,500 in cash reward if you tip leads to the arrest of those involved. You can remain anonymous.