Wyoming Department of Public Safety seeking assistance in Jan. 26 robbery

The car the suspect is believed to have left the scene in. (Photo courtesy of the Wyoming Department of Public Safety)

Wyoming’s Department of Public Safety is still seeking the public’s help in locating the suspect in a Jan. 26 robbery of Speedway gas station.


At approximately 3:15 a.m. on Jan. 26, the Wyoming Department of Public Safety responded to the report of a robbery in the 1300 block of Burton Street SW. The clerk reported that an approximately 20-year-old black male came into the store and demanded money while pointing a handgun, according to a police report. The suspect was wearing all black, with a hooded sweatshirt pulled up over his head. The suspect left with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to the report.


The report also stated that witnesses reported the suspect left the sense in a white two-door sedan, possibly a Honda Civic and fled westbound on Burton Street.


Photo of suspect in Jan. 26 robbery. (Photo courtesy of Wyoming Department of Public Safety.)

Recently, the Wyoming Department of Public Safety was able to obtain photos from the in-store video system at the gas station and is asking the public’s assistance for information that may lead to the identification of the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Wyoming Department of Public Safety at 616-530-7300 or Silent Observer at 616-774-2345.


Recently, the public was able to assist in identifying a suspect in a Feb. 4 Marathon gas station robbery. The suspect, Christopher Charles Wood, 39, from Grand Rapids, has been arraigned on an Unarmed Robbery, Supp 4 charge with a preliminary hearing set for Feb. 15.