Possible Drug Deal Ends in Big Rapids Armed Robbery

BIG RAPIDS, MI – On June 26th, 2019, at approximately 12:47AM, Deputies from the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office responded to a possible armed robbery that occurred at the University Park Suites.

University Park Suites - Big Rapids

University Park Suites – Big Rapids

The incident occurred during a possible drug exchange where the suspect had produced a pistol and demanded money. The suspect left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash and remains at large.

The suspect was described as a black man, approximately 5’10” with a medium build.

The two victims were uninjured. It is believed to be an isolated incident and the community is not in danger.

Deputies were assisted by Ferris State Department of Public Safety and the City of Big Rapids Department of Public Safety. If anyone has any information about the incident they can contact the Mecosta County Sheriff’s Office at (231) 592-0150.

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