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Three arrested in Battle Creek armed robbery


BATTLE CREEK (WKZO) -- Three suspects are facing armed robbery charges in Battle Creek.

Around 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, Battle Creek Police responded to a report of an armed robbery in progress at a business in the 1900-block of West Columbia.  Two men entered the business, showing a handgun before removing cash from tills and fleeing in a getaway car driven by a third man.

Police spotted a vehicle matching the description of the car near Capital and Rittenhouse.  When officers stopped the vehicle, one suspect fled on foot and the other two were arrested at the scene.  The third suspect was chased down and taken into custody.

A search of the vehicle turned up cash and a gun.  The suspects are facing charges including armed robbery and carrying a concealed weapon.