Utica Police: Serial Thief Robs Dollar Tree at Gunpoint

Utica police are looking for a man who held-up the Dollar Tree at gunpoint Monday.

Utica police are looking for a serial thief who robbed a store at gunpoint Monday in the city.

The man, described as white and between 40 and 50 years old, is suspected of , Sterling Heights and Roseville.

Police said the man entered the at 13477 Hall Road around 4 p.m. Just before approaching the teller, the man covered his face with a handkerchief and then pointed a black pistol at the cashier while he demanded cash.

The thief was able to get away with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

Witnesses reported seeing an older red vehicle--possibly a Ford Escort--fleeing the scene. Dollar Tree employees said the man was wearing a red baseball cap, plaid shirt, khaki shorts and sunglasses.

The Utica police said the same man entered on 21 and Gratiot Saturday and robbed the cleaners at gunpoint.


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