Contact: Sgt. Joy Matthews
Supervisor Approval: Sgt. Bill Marks
Case Number: 20-151110
Incident Type: Armed Robbery
PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. (Dec. 18, 2020) - On 12/17/2020 at 12:19 PM, deputies from the Kent County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to an armed robbery at the Instant Cash Advance, located at 3945 Plainfield Ave NE in Plainfield Township. The suspect entered the store, showed a gun, and demanded cash from the employees. The suspect fled the scene in a newer blue Mazda CX-5.
The suspect was described as a black male who was approximately 6’0”. He was wearing a dark-colored stocking hat, silver thin-rimmed glasses, white tennis shoes, a dark-colored “Spring-style” jacket, and dark-colored jogging pants. A picture of the suspect from the store’s surveillance video and a stock image of the suspect vehicle, including the color of the vehicle, is attached. There were no customers inside the store at the time of the robbery and no one was injured.
The Kent County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents to check their personal surveillance system for images of the suspect vehicle. If you have any information about the robbery, please contact the Kent County Sheriff’s Office at (616) 632-6357 or submit a tip through the KCSO Mobile App. You can also submit an anonymous tip to Silent Observer at (616) 774-2345.