Downtown Plainwell evacuated due to bank robbery

PLAINWELL, Mich. (WOOD) — Downtown Plainwell has been evacuated due  to a package that was left behind following a bank robbery Thursday. 

It happened shortly before 11 a.m. at the PNC Bank located at 131 N Main Street near the Bridge Street intersection.

The  Allegan County Sheriff’s Office told 24 Hour News 8 that a package was  left behind at the bank. It’s being treated as a possible explosive.

Authorities  are currently searching for the suspect. Deputies said a surveillance  photo of the suspect will be released shortly. A description of the  suspect wasn't immediately available. 

24 Hour News 8 has a crew heading to the scene. Check back with woodtv.com throughout the day for updates.

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