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Man with duct tape on arms and legs, pillow case on head robs Southgate 7-Eleven, police say

Police ask for information on robber

SOUTHGATE, Mich. – A man with duct tape on his arms and a pillow case on his dead robbed a 7-Eleven store in Southgate, police said.

The robbery happened around 3:35 a.m. Friday at the 7-Eleven store at 12990 Fort Street, according to authorities.

The man used black duct tape and cloth to cover up his arms and legs, likely to cover tattoos, police said.

A man accused of robbing a 7-Eleven store in Southgate on Aug. 23, 2019. (WDIV)

He put a black pillow case over his head just after the surveillance images above, officials said.

Police said $120 in cash was stolen. A weapon was not seen, but it was implied, according to authorities.

The man was white, 30 to 50 years old and 5 feet, 9 inches to 5 feet, 10 inches tall, police said. He had a medium build, a bald head and walked with a limp, officials said.

He was wearing a black shirt, black shorts and brown shoes, police said.

The man left the scene in a blue, four-door sedan.

Anyone who recognizes the man or has any information about the incident is asked to call Southgate police at 734-258-3058.

A vehicle connected to the suspect in a 7-Eleven robbery on Aug. 23, 2019, in Southgate. (WDIV)

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