Newaygo man sought in Mecosta Co. bank robbery

BIG RAPIDS TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Investigators are looking for the man who robbed a Mecosta County bank Thursday afternoon.

The robbery happened at the Isabella Bank on Perry Street in Big Rapids Township at about 12:45 p.m.

Police say the suspect in the incident is Nicholas Max Nelson, 23, of Newaygo.

Nelson is described by police as 5 feet 5 inches tall with a medium build, brown hair and a beard.  He also was wearing glasses during the robbery.

Police say he demanded money from the staff and may have left in a dark blue 4-door vehicle, which may have been a Volkswagen.

Anyone with information should call Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office at 231-592-0150 or  central dispatch at 231-796-4811.

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  • C

    Collectively, bank robbers must be one of the dumbest groups of criminals around. In addition to that, they don’t seem to know that more than the local police will be after them. The feds will, too.