On February 15, 2017, at approximately 1:45 a.m., Meridian Township Police responded to the Brookfield Shell Gas Station located at 1831 Grand River Avenue in East Lansing for a report of an armed robbery. The suspect fled in a stolen vehicle, which was located by Michigan State University Police on East Michigan Avenue where they attempted to stop the suspect. The suspect fled into Lansing and was apprehended in the 800 block of Prospect Street after a short vehicle pursuit. The Department was assisted by Michigan State University Police, East Lansing Police Department and Lansing Police Department.
The suspect’s identity is being withheld pending arraignment.
The investigation of this case is ongoing. Anyone who has information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Meridian Township Police Department at 517.853.4800, or submit an anonymous tip through the Department’s social media sites.