Romulus robber shows gun, steals cash in broad daylight - My29 WFTC Minneapolis-St. Paul

Romulus robber shows gun, steals cash in broad daylight

Posted: Updated:
ROMULUS, Mich. (WJBK) -

Employees at a Romulus gas station are on alert after their store was robbed in the middle of the day.

A clerk at the Marathon gas station at Merriman and Ecorse tells us an older white man casually walked into the store around 4:00 p.m. Friday afternoon.

 

He approached the counter and demanded money. At first, the cashier thought it was a joke.

Then the man placed his gun on the counter and again demanded money. The clerk gave him everything in the drawer.

We're told the suspect calmly walked out of the store, got into his older model pickup truck and drove away.

Watch Andrea Isom's report above and contact Romulus Police if you recognize the suspect.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Dealing with parental separation anxiety

    Dealing with parental separation anxiety

    Monday, September 1 2014 8:53 PM EDT2014-09-02 00:53:27 GMT
    While many think of children when it comes to separation anxiety, it can be as bad or worse for parents.In particular, separation anxiety hits hardest for parents sending their kids off to college.
    While many think of children when it comes to separation anxiety, it can be as bad or worse for parents.In particular, separation anxiety hits hardest for parents sending their kids off to college.
  • Victims shot and killed on Detroit's west side identified

    Victims shot and killed on Detroit's west side identified

    Monday, September 1 2014 7:42 PM EDT2014-09-01 23:42:19 GMT
    Two families are grieving after the bodies of a young man and woman were found in the street Sunday morning on Detroit's west side. Both were shot and killed.
    Two families are grieving after the bodies of a young man and woman were found in the street Sunday morning on Detroit's west side. Both were shot and killed.
  • Two hospitalized after crashing stolen Corvette in police chase

    Two hospitalized after crashing stolen Corvette in police chase

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 22:50:55 GMT
    Two men are sent to the hospital after crashing their corvette in Hamtramck. In addition to their injuries, they may be facing serious charges including grand theft auto.
    Two men are sent to the hospital after crashing their corvette in Hamtramck. In addition to their injuries, they may be facing serious charges including grand theft auto.
Powered by WorldNow

WFTC-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices