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Suspect arrested in Kalamazoo robbery

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Posted at 8:22 AM, Dec 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-29 08:27:40-05

Officers were sent to the 1000-block of N. Rose St. for a report of a robbery around 11:30 p.m. Saturday night.

The victim gave Kalamazoo Public Safety officers a description of the suspect.

Authorities then began a search with the help of a K9.

The suspect was found several houses down while trying to hide evidence of the robbery.

They were taken into custody without a struggle, and the victim's stolen property was recovered.

No one was injured during the robbery, and the suspect, a 42-year-old Kalamazoo resident, is being lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail for unarmed robbery.

If you have any further information about this incident, call either the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety (269-488-8911) or Silent Observer (269-343-2100).