Thursday, March 26, 2020

Robbery is investigated

Romulus police are continuing the investigation of a robbery and assault reported at about 4:15 a.m. March 10.
Romulus officers responded to a 911 call from the Amoco Station at 9099 Middlebelt Road where the female clerk reported being struck with piece of firewood and a hammer in an attempted robbery. The clerk told the emergency dispatcher she managed to lock herself in the gas station lavatory and she was being held hostage.
She was rescued by the responding officers and the suspect was arrested at the scene, according to police reports.
The victim, who suffered multiple injuries was transported Beaumont Hospital in Dearborn and was reported in stable condition.
Police reported that the victim and the assailant had no previous affiliation.
The suspected assailant is a 29-year-old man from the State of Missouri, officers said. He was scheduled to be arraigned on charges of assault and robbery last week at 34th District Court in Romulus.