VIDEO: Do You Recognize Family Dollar Robber?

WWJ News
December 03, 2019 - 12:53 pm

DETROIT (WWJ) - Police have released surveillance video of a robbery at a dollar store in hopes that someone from the public can identify the suspect.

The robbery happened around 1:48 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 27 at the Family Dollar store in the 400 block of E. 7 Mile, just west of I-75 on Detroit's east side.

According to police, the suspect made a purchase and once the register was opened, produced a weapon and demanded money. The cashier stepped away and the suspect reached behind the counter and grabbed a handful of cash from the register. 

family dollar robbery suspect
photo: Detroit Police

The suspect fled the location on foot heading westbound on 7 Mile Road. No injuries were reported.

The suspect is described as a black male with a medium complexion, 5'10" with a thin build and a goatee. He was last seen wearing dark sunglasses, a black skull cap, a dark-colored zip-up hooded jacket and black pants.

Anyone who recognizes the suspect or has any other information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department's 11th Precinct Investigative Unit at 313-596-1140. Tips can also be provided anonymously to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.