2 in custody after armed robbery prompts manhunt in Sterling Heights

Armed robbery suspects flee Warren, arrested in Sterling Heights

STERLING HEIGHTS, Mich. – Police have two people in custody after an armed robbery overnight in Warren prompted a manhunt in Sterling Heights.

The robbery happened about 12 a.m. Thursday in the area of Frazho and Mound roads in Warren. Two people robbed someone they knew before fleeing the area. Police believe one of them was armed with an AK-47.

Warren police issued a “BOLO," or “be on the lookout,” alert for the suspects’ vehicle. Sterling Heights police spotted the vehicle at an apartment complex near Hall Road and the Van Dyke Freeway (M-53). It’s directly behind Dunham’s Sports and Bed Bath & Beyond on the south side of Hall Road.

Police were blocking traffic in the area.

One suspect was taken into custody early Thursday morning. The second suspect was taken into custody later Thursday morning.

No injuries have been reported.

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