Rapid River Armed Robbery Suspects Arrested

Two bank robbery suspects are in custody tonight in connection with the heist in Rapid River yesterday.

The two Escanaba-area suspects were arrested early this morning on federal bank robbery charges.

And police have recovered a large amount of the money stolen from the Great Lakes First Federal Credit Union in Rapid River yesterday afternoon.

The two suspects are in the Marquette County Jail.

A third suspect was arrested for obstructing as part of the investigation and is in custody in Delta County.

The suspects are waiting arraignment in U.S. District Court in Marquette.

The response and investigation involved a number of local, state and federal agencies, including the FBI, Michigan State Police, the Delta and Menominee County Sheriff’s Departments, UPSET and Escanaba Public Safety.