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Posted on Sat, Jun 1, 2013 : 5:41 p.m.

Armed robbery reported at Washtenaw gas station

By Lisa Carolin

Ann Arbor police said an armed robbery was reported Saturday afternoon at the BP gas station in the 3700 block of Washtenaw Avenue.

The incident took place about 2 p.m. Police did not immediately release information on whether anything was stolen or any other details. An investigation is under way.

Comments

RunsWithScissors

Mon, Jun 3, 2013 : 2:14 a.m.

Why rob a gas station? Everyone pays with plastic.

JRW

Sun, Jun 2, 2013 : 12:13 p.m.

Armed robbery at 2 pm on a Saturday afternoon? That gas station is in a highly populated/congested area on Washtenaw across from Arborland. Very bad news that criminals are committing dangerous crimes in broad daylight when so many people are out shopping and driving in that area.

brian

Sun, Jun 2, 2013 : 2:46 a.m.

Don't mean to laugh but the Sheriff's Department and County Jail is right behind the gas station.

TommyJ

Sun, Jun 2, 2013 : 4:24 a.m.

Don't laugh too hard. That's the Mobil station. The BP in question is the one next to the south US23 on ramp.

chris195758

Sun, Jun 2, 2013 : 12:06 a.m.

Heck, just going to the gas station anymore is "un-armed" robbery. I can't believe how much the price jumped overnight. I'm hoping no one was injured.

Craig Lounsbury

Sat, Jun 1, 2013 : 10:11 p.m.

conveniently located right next to the freeway on ramp.

a2citizen

Sun, Jun 2, 2013 : 4:19 a.m.

Makes for a quick getaway to Dexter or...

Craig Lounsbury

Sat, Jun 1, 2013 : 11:32 p.m.

true but few as easy as that one. When you turn right out of that one you are literally on the south bound ramp to US 23. You have to be careful NOT to get on the freeway from that one. There isn't another one in town like it that I can think of.

Martha Cojelona Gratis

Sat, Jun 1, 2013 : 10:43 p.m.

alot of gas stations are...