May 18, 2008

Prom-goers robbed early Sunday morning

Here's a press release from Mount Pleasant police:
On May 18, 2008 at 2:25 am, Mount Pleasant Police were called to the 6000 block of Larchmont Drive for a report of an armed robbery that just occurred. Upon arrival officers spoke with the victims who advised they were robbed at gunpoint after attending the prom celebration at Festival Hall.

The victims claimed that offenders pointed handguns at the victims and robbed them of their possessions. None of the victims were hurt in the armed robbery. The victims were able to get a good description of the vehicle and suspects in the robbery. This information was relayed to other officers. The vehicle was observed traveling west bound on Durand Avenue where officers followed the vehicle and conducted a felony stop on the vehicle in the area of Washington Avenue and Oakes Road. Three juvenile males and a 30 year old female driver were taken into custody.

During a subsequent search of the vehicle evidence from the robbery was recovered including a handgun, clothing and money taken. Mount Pleasant Investigators are investigating this robbery. Charges are pending against four parties.

Sturtevant Police assisted Mount Pleasant officers during the felony stop of the vehicle.

Anyone with information on this incident should call the Mt. Pleasant Police Investigative Bureau at 262-884-0454.

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