Marquette, MI – (Great Lakes Radio News) – Marquette City Police are investigating the armed robbery of a business that happened last night.
Police say a hooded and masked man entered Valle’s Corner Convenience Store at 246 West Hewitt Street around 10:45pm, brandished a knife at the female cashier and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash. He fled the scene on foot, heading north.
The suspect is described as a slender white male dressed in dark clothes, with a make shift mask and wearing tennis shoes.
Police say they received report a few moments before the robbery of a masked man acting suspiciously while walking near the Blue Link Party Store on 3rd Street. After an investigation into the two incidents, police say they are certain it was the same individual involved.
If you have any information related to either incident, you are asked to contact Marquette City Police at 228-0400.