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Cass County MI Sheriff's Office
Wednesday April 24th, 2019 :: 01:31 a.m. EDT


Robbery at Sunrise Liquor in Howard Township Cass County Michigan

Robbery at Sunrise Liquor in Howard Township Cass County Michigan

Sheriff Richard J. Behnke reports that on 04/23/2019 at 9:29 P.M. his office was called to investigate a robbery that had just happened at the Sunrise Liquor store in the 1000 Block of Huntly Road located in Howard Township, Cass County, Michigan. Deputies arrived on scene and spoke to the employee that was working at the time of the incident. The employee advised three subjects with their faces covered entered the store and began physically assaulting him forcing him to open the cash drawer. The employee described the suspects as one medium build black male and two medium build black females. The subjects then left the store in an unknown direction. The Employee was injured in the assault and was treated for his injuries by Howard Township First Responders, SMACAS Ambulance and then went to Niles Lakeland Hospital for treatment. Cass County K9 Unit was requested to respond to attempt to locate the subjects. The K9 Unit did locate evidence pertaining to the incident along the track but the subjects were not located. Cass County Sheriffs Office was assisted by Michigan State Police, Niles City Police and the Cass County Drug Enforcement Team. This case remains as an open investigation and anyone with information pertaining to this incident is requested to contact the Cass County Tip Line at 1-800-462-9328

Cass County MI Sheriff's Office
321 Michigan 62
Cassopolis, MI 49031

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Non-emergencies: 269-445-1560

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