Woman suspected in two armed robberies

Posted: 4:40 PM, Jan 26, 2016
Updated: 2016-01-26 16:40:24-05

Police suspect that the same woman committed two armed robberies in northern Jackson County.

Shortly before 1 a.m. Monday, a woman covering her face with a scarf and sunglasses entered the Admiral gas station on Page Avenue in Leoni Township and robbed the employee at gunpoint.

Shortly before 9 p.m. Monday, America's Best Value Inn on Royal drive in Blackman Township was robbed at gun point by a woman.

Blackman-Leoni Public Safety Director Michael Jester tells us that investigators suspect the same woman committed both robberies.

The woman is described as either white or Hispanic. She was wearing a green, Carhart jacket, blue jeans, blue stocking cap, black gloves, a camouflage scarf, and pink shoes with white toes.

Anyone with any information about the robberies is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Chris Boulter at 517-788-4223.