Waterford cash advance store robbed at gunpoint

- An Advance America cash advance store in Waterford was robbed at gunpoint Thursday shortly after noon.

At about 12:34 p.m., police responded to a call from the store at 5570 Dixie Highway. The suspect entered the businesses and demanded money, holding a black semi-auto handgun, then fled the scene with an unconfirmed amount of money.

The suspect, described as a 6'0" black male in his mid-20s, was last seen walking south along Dixie Highway. He wore a black and white flannel shirt, a multi-colored scarf and hat, and black pants, shoes and gloves. He also carried a dark-colored shoulder bag.

Police are asking for help identifying the suspect from surveillance footage taken during the incident. Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Waterford Police Detective Keith Zoltowski at (248) 618-6126.

To remain anonymous, call the Waterford Police Tip Line at  (248) 674-2677. Viewers can also e-mail policetips@waterfordmi.gov

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