NeighborhoodsDowntown - Old Town - REO Town

Actions

Speedway on Lansing's east side robbed twice in 4 days

Posted at 3:11 PM, Aug 31, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-31 15:11:11-04

LANSING, Mich. — A Speedway gas station on Lansing's east side has been robbed twice in the last four days.

The first robbery at the Speedway in the 1900 block of East Michigan Avenue happened on Saturday. When officers arrived at 7:50 a.m., the suspect had fled the scene, according to a press release from the Lansing Police Department.

Officers were told the suspect entered the store with a gun, went to the counter and demanded money. The suspect was wearing a MSU face mask.

The second robbery happened on Tuesday. The suspect went into the store, flashed a gun and demanded money, which he was given before fleeing the store. He was gone by the time police arrived on the scene at 7:40 a.m.

The suspect is described as a Black man between the ages of 30 and 40, wearing a long sleeve black hoodie and black mask.

No one was hurt during either incident, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Lansing police at (517) 483-4600 or contact Michigan State Police Trooper Benjamin Rowell at Benjamin.rowell@lansingmi.gov.

Want to see more local news? Visit the FOX47News Website.

Stay in touch with us anytime, anywhere.

Sign up for newsletters emailed to your inbox.

Select from these options: Neighborhood News, Breaking News, Severe Weather, School Closings, Daily Headlines and Daily Forecasts.

Follow us on Twitter

Like us on Facebook

Erica Murphy

Erica Murphy

1:21 PM, Mar 03, 2021

Your Neighborhood Reporter

Erica Murphy

FOX 47 News Neighborhood Newsletter