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Checkers robbed in Kalamazoo

Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3)- Public safety officers in Kalamazoo are investigating a robbery at the Checkers at Kalamazoo and Harrison.

It happened Wednesday morning. Investigators say that the manager was robbed while opening the business. The manager was not injured.

The robber brandished a handgun and fled with an undisclosed amount of money was stolen.

The suspect is described as a black male in his 20's, about 6'3" tall with an average build. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with white "Nike" lettering across the chest and light colored pants with cargo pockets.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 269-337-8994.

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