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Armed robbery suspect arrested after targeting Kona Grill in Troy

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Posted at 5:38 PM, Oct 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-30 21:10:39-04

Troy police arrested a suspect in connection with an armed robbery at the Kona Grill on Big Beaver Road. 

The robbery took place on Sunday, October 29 around 11:45 p.m.

Officers arrived on the scene and located 61-year-old Kenneth Travier taking off from the scene. The shotgun reportedly used was also located.

Travier was arraigned on Armed Robbery and Possession of a Firearm charges. He was denied bond.

The robbery took place while employees were preparing to close for the night. That's when a masked man pushed his way into a back office. The employee fought the suspect off, sprayed him with pepper spray and shut the door.

Travier fired the shotgun through the door. 

No employees were hurt and there were no customers in the restaurant at the time.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call the Troy Police Department at 248-524-3477