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TKPD News Release: April 13, 2024

Posted on April 23, 2024


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NEWS RELEASE

DATE REPORTED:  Saturday, April 13, 2024                

LOCATION OCCURRED: E Main St near Fenimore Ave, Township of Kalamazoo

INCIDENT SUMMARY:  

On Saturday, April 13, 2024, around 2:30 pm, the Township of Kalamazoo Police Department responded to a panic alarm on a Kalamazoo Metro Bus. The bus was stopped on E. Main St. near Fenimore Ave when officers arrived. Witnesses on the bus reported that a woman was behaving unusually, then pulled out a knife and threatened another passenger.

Responding officers removed the woman from the bus and found her still in possession of the knife. The bus driver’s quick action to summon assistance resulted in no injuries during this incident.

The suspect, a 57-year-old woman from Kalamazoo, is currently lodged at the Kalamazoo County Jail. Her name is being withheld until her arraignment.

FOR NEWS RELEASE BEGINNING: DATE:  April 13, 2024                TIME: 5:00 p.m.

AUTHOR: Sgt. Andrew Howes                              

SUPERVISOR APPROVING NEWS RELEASE: Chief Bryan Ergang

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