A 51 year old Florida man is in the Allegan County Jail today, accused of robbing the PNC Bank in Plainwell.

State Police caught the man as he was walking along U.S. 131 just south of the Martin exit about 1am Friday.

Plainwell Police say the suspect entered the PNC Bank in downtown Plainwell on Thursday and claimed he had a bomb in his bag.  Police say they found only clothes and no bomb.  Police has said they believed the suspect to be a homeless person who recently started living in the downtown area.

He’ll face charges in federal court.

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