Big Rapids Armed Robbery, Suspect Arrested

Big Rapids Police have arrested a 17-year-old who’s accused of robbing an acquaintance at knifepoint.

Police say it happened shortly before 5-o’clock, Friday evening, in the 300 block of South Third Street.

Police tell us the suspect had brass knuckles in his possession at the time of the incident.

City police and sheriff’s deputies caught the suspect at the scene.

He will be charged with armed robbery, and carrying a concealed weapon.