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Southfield police seek man wanted in connection to assault, robbery

Southfield police are looking for a man wanted in connection to a Nov. 20, 2018 assault and battery and retail fraud. (WDIV)
Southfield police are looking for a man wanted in connection to a Nov. 20, 2018 assault and battery and retail fraud. (WDIV)

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – Police are looking for a man wanted in connection to a Nov. 20 assault and battery and retail fraud.

According to authorities, just after 3 a.m., police responded to an Exxon gas station located at 20705 Southfield Road. The clerk reported witnessing a man taking merchandise and placing it in a bag. The clerk was assaulted and suffered minor injuries when he confronted the suspect, police said.

The man fled on foot with the stolen merchandise headed westbound on 8 Mile Road.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Southfield Police Department at 248-796-5500.