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Report: Man Hit on Head and Robbed at Gunpoint in Shelby Township

A man told police he was hit in the head and robbed at gunpoint last week at the Shelby Courts Apartments.

A man told police he was hit on the head and robbed at gunpoint on Aug. 31 at the Shelby Court Apartments.

According to the police report, the incident happened on Shelby Road just after 4 p.m. The victim told police he was walking along Shelby Road when he was hit in the head by a man and robbed of $40.

The victim described his attacker at a white man, about 6 feet 1 inches tall and wearing a blue hoodie, jeans and white tennis shoes.

The Shelby Township police had set up a permiter in the area and used police dogs to track the attacker. The search was terminated and the case closed due to a lack of leads.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Shelby Township Police Department at 586-731-2121.

jholeton jr September 11, 2012 at 01:16 PM
I cannot believe that this case was closed! This was a armed robbery which happened at 4pm. This is a very populated area with children. The elementary school is 1 mile away. If some "drug addict" (probably) is robbing people for their habit, they need to find them quick. There are way too many people using the bike trail & park next door to close this case.
Frustrated Old Man September 16, 2012 at 04:20 AM
Folks, you can no longer depend on the police to protect you. You must take full responsibility to protect yourself! Police departments are understaffed. Crime is running rampant, no community is immune. Refuse to be a victim, learn how to protect yourself, your family, and loved ones, before it's too late.

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