ATM, cash, cigarettes stolen during armed robbery at gas station
Three men, one of whom was armed, robbed an Ypsilanti Township gas station of cash and cigarettes, then snatched an ATM on their way out the door early Monday morning, sheriff’s deputies said.
The Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office reported the armed robbery occurred at 3:50 a.m. Monday at the Circle K gas station, 10131 Textile Road.
Deputies said the three men forced their way into the gas station and one of them showed a gun. They stole a small amount of cash from the cash register and demanded cigarettes, which a clerk handed over.
Before leaving, the men took an ATM and then fled on foot. Investigators found the ATM a short distance from the store. It’s believed the men tried to pry it open but were unsuccessful.
The men wore black clothing and black masks, but no other description information was available.
Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to call the Washtenaw County Sheriff’s Office anonymous tip line at 734-973-7711 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800 SPEAK UP (773-2587).