IRON RIVER, Mich. (WJMN) – UPDATE 3/2/2023: In a release posted on Thursday, the Iron River Police Department says it is working with the Federal Bureau of Investigations and local agencies to investigate the February 27 robbery at Flag Star Bank in Iron River.

IRPD says the Chevrolet truck used by the suspect to flee the scene was located on February 28 and is being processed by Michigan State Police.

Police listed the following information that is currently known about the incident:

On February 27, 2023, approximately 9:24 am, a suspect walked into Flag Star Bank wearing a yellow and black coat, black hoodie, sunglasses, gray and white scarf, dirty tan pants and black gloves. The suspect was carrying a black bag with a red stripe, After taking an undisclosed amount of cash the suspect fled out the north door to the parking lot. and drove away in a silver Chevrolet Silverado.

Police are currently seeking leads to identify the suspect. Anyone with information is encouraged to call IRPD at 906-265-4321.


Authorities in the area of Iron River are actively searching for a bank robbery suspect.

According to the Iron River Police Department, at 9:24 a.m. Central Time on Monday, the Flagstar Bank branch on Genesee Street was robbed.

Surveillance photos show the suspect wore a yellow jacket, khaki tear away pants. They drove off in a white/grey 2007-2013 Chevy Silverado pickup truck.

Authorities tell us a weapon was not shown during the robbery, but the suspect did show the bank employee a note.

If you have information about the suspect or incident, police ask that you do not approach the suspect or try to detain. Instead call 911.