PORTAGE | Portage police are investigating the armed robbery of the MCR Short Stop convenience store Wednesday night.
Police were called to the store at the southeast corner of Central Avenue and Hamstrom Road about 8 p.m. Wednesday on a call of an armed robbery.
Police responded, secured the scene and began an investigation.
The suspect is described as a white male wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, dark jeans and a black mask. He displayed a black semi-automatic pistol. The suspect fled in an unknown direction after committing the robbery.
If anyone was passing through the area before, during or just after the time of the robbery and observed anything suspicious, contact Detective Nick Grynovich at the Portage Police Department at (219) 762-3122.