A west side Grand Rapids party store was held up this afternoon.

WOOD TV reports a gunman held up the Butterworth Party Store, 944 Butterworth St. SW, shortly before 5pm. Police dispatch the suspect got into a white Dodge Intrepid with a paper license plate in the back window. The vehicle is reported to have damage on the passenger side.

Police had been searching an area in the 800 block of Bridge St for the suspect.