At about 2 a.m. Aug. 4, the Holland Department of Public Safety responded to an armed robbery at the Speedway gas station at 800 S. Washington Ave. The suspect entered the store, and after displaying a handgun, took cash and cigarettes, Capt. Rick Walters said.

The suspect fled from the area in a dark-colored sedan and was last seen northbound on South Washington Avenue.

The suspect is described as a white man, approximately 20 to 30 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall with an average build. He was last seen wearing a black baseball hat, black vest over a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and tennis shoes. The suspect was wearing dark glasses and had a white bandana around his neck.

The Holland Department of Public Safety Police is actively investigating this incident and pursuing any and all leads. Anyone who has information that may help in this investigation is asked to call 616-355-1150 or email investigators at Persons wishing to remain anonymous may contact Silent Observer by calling 877-887-4536, texting OCMTIP and your message to 274637 or go online and submit a tip at