PONTIAC, Mich. – Oakland County deputies are searching for a man who robbed a Pontiac store at gunpoint and escaped before authorities could arrive.
The robbery happened at 6:23 p.m. Wednesday, May 17, in the 100 block of East Walton Boulevard in Pontiac.
Witnesses said a tall, heavy-set man walked into the store wearing a black sweatshirt, black pants, sunglasses, and a white bandana over his face.
He went behind the counter, pulled out a gun, and demanded workers open the cash register, according to authorities. He took money from the cash register and fled on foot, police said.
Oakland County deputies, a K-9 unit, and a drone searched the surrounding neighborhoods, but the man was not found.
Detectives are investigating the case.
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads to an arrest. Anyone with information is asked to call 1-800-SPEAK-UP. Callers will remain anonymous.