MT. PLEASANT, MI - Police are searching for a suspect who robbed a party store Saturday night in Mt. Pleasant.
Officers responded around 10:45 p.m. Oct. 6 to the Empty Keg Party Store, 122 E. Pickard St., for an armed robbery call.
Police say the suspect, described as a male with a dark complexion, standing 5-foot-8 inches to 6-feet-tall wearing a light gray hooded sweatshirt, black basketball shorts and tan shoes, entered the store and informed the clerk of a disturbance outside the building.
The clerk left the store with the suspect to check on the disturbance. The suspect then displayed a handgun to the clerk, ordered the employee back into the store and told them to remove money from the cash register, police said.
Surveillance video posted by the Mt. Pleasant Police Department on its Facebook page shows the exchange between the suspect and clerk prior to the suspect fleeing the scene with an undetermined amount of money.
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Officers secured the scene upon their arrival and began a canvass of the area to try and locate the suspect, but they were unable to find anyone matching the suspect's description. They were assisted by a Michigan State Police K-9 unit.
Local businesses were contacted by police to make them aware of the incident and to ask them to contact Isabella County Central Dispatch if they spot anyone matching the suspect's description.
The armed robbery remains under investigation by Mt. Pleasant police detectives. Anyone with information on the suspect's whereabouts is asked to contact the Mt. Pleasant Police Department TIP Line at 989-779-9111.