Fifth Third Bank Robbed In Grand Rapids

Posted at 3:35 PM, Dec 13, 2012
and last updated 2013-02-20 12:48:05-05

GRAND RAPIDS Mich. – Police arrested a man who robbed a Fifth Third Bank Thursday afternoon.

The branch located at 700 Bridge Street NW was robbed just after 12:30 p.m.

Witnesses say the suspect entered the bank with a note demanding money and took off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

He was arrested by the Grand Rapids Police Department (GRPD) around 8:15 p.m. after a short chase inside a police perimeter near Watson Street NW and Gold Street.

GRPD retrieved a gun during the arrest.

He’s described as a male, about 5-feet 5-inches tall, slim build wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt with a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black shoes.

The Grand Rapids Police Department Major Case Team and the FBI are investigating this robbery.

The suspects name will be released pending arraignment.