Fake sale ends in armed robbery, shots fired; suspect sought

OSHTEMO TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — Authorities are searching for a suspect who lured victims into a robbery under the guise of a sale posted on social media.

The robbery happened shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday in the parking lot of the Best Western at the intersection of 11th Street and Stadium Drive in Oshtemo Township, near Kalamazoo.

The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Office said the victims went to the parking lot to buy a gaming system that had been advertised on social media. After receiving money from the victims, the suspect pulled out a handgun and left the scene.

Full story: WOODTV8


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