Detroit police on the lookout for Midtown bandit - FOX 35 News Orlando

Detroit police on the lookout for Midtown bandit

Posted: Updated:
The 'Ye Olde Butcher Shoppe in Midtown. The 'Ye Olde Butcher Shoppe in Midtown.

By FOX 2 News Staff

DETROIT (WJBK) -- Police are on the lookout for a man who robbed two Midtown businesses Wednesday afternoon.

Sources say the suspect bought at coffee at the Starbucks on Woodward Ave. and came back to pass a worker a note demanding money. The employees took cover and the suspect ran off without any money.

However, sources say the suspect walked into the 'Ye Olde Butcher Shoppe on Woodward around 90 minutes later and passed another note to the cashier demanding money. This time, he made away with around $300.

No one was injured in either incident. Police are analyzing surveillance footage.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-SPEAK-UP or the Wayne State Police at 313-577-2222.

  • Local NewsLocal NewsMore>>

  • Snyder turns in signatures for re-election bid

    Snyder turns in signatures for re-election bid

    Thursday, April 17 2014 12:22 PM EDT2014-04-17 16:22:22 GMT
    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has made his re-election bid official by turning in more than 26,000 signatures from all 83 counties to election officials.
    Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has made his re-election bid official by turning in more than 26,000 signatures from all 83 counties to election officials.
  • Jimmy Buffett returns to Comerica Park on July 26

    Jimmy Buffett returns to Comerica Park on July 26

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:23 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:23:48 GMT
    Jimmy Buffett will take the stage once again this summer at Detroit's Comerica Park. Olympia Entertainment announced Thursday that Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band will play one night only on Saturday, July 26 with special guest John Fogerty.
    Jimmy Buffett will take the stage once again this summer at Detroit's Comerica Park. Olympia Entertainment announced Thursday that Buffett and his Coral Reefer Band will play one night only on Saturday, July 26 with special guest John Fogerty.
  • Body found in Lake Erie, crews look for 3 missing

    Body found in Lake Erie, crews look for 3 missing

    Thursday, April 17 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-04-17 15:15:54 GMT
    The U.S. Coast Guard says the body of a missing boater has been found in Lake Erie and they're continuing to search for three others off the Ohio shoreline.
    The U.S. Coast Guard says the body of a missing boater has been found in Lake Erie and they're continuing to search for three others off the Ohio shoreline.
Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices