Suspect sought in Niles bank robbery

Posted at 4:34 PM, Oct 12, 2016

NILES, Mich. — The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department is looking for a suspect in a Wednesday afternoon bank robbery in Niles.

The robbery happened at about 1 p.m. at the Chemical Bank, 1835 S. 11th St., according to a release.

Officials say a man showed a note to the teller and then took an unspecified amount of money.  He fled the area on foot.

The suspect was described by the sheriff’s department as a black male, 5 feet 8 inches tall with a medium build.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the Berrien County Sheriff’s Department’s detective bureau at 269-989-7141, extension 7224.