Suspect arrested in McDonalds armed robbery

IONIA, MICH. - UPDATE Sept. 25, 3:30 p.m: Joshua Malik Wiggins, 22, was arrested and held at Ionia County Jail for the armed robbery of a McDonalds. Wiggins was arraigned on Saturday and is being held on a $100,000 bond. 

UPDATE Sept. 22, 5 p.m.: The suspect was identified and arrested. He is lodged at the Ionia County Jail awaiting arraignment. 

The Ionia County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in identifying the man responsible for robbing a McDonald's early Friday morning.

Deputies were called to the McDonald's on State Road in Ionia just before 4:10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 22, according to a news release.

The investigation revealed the suspect came into the restaurant with intent to rob it. He implied that he had a weapon, although he never showed it, and demanded the cashier give him money from the register. 

Afterwards, the suspect took off running before getting into a dark-colored four door sedan. 

Ionia County Deputies, Michigan State Troopers and a K9 units attempted to locate the suspect, but were unsuccessful. 

Anyone with information about this man should contact Det. Ruswinckel at the sheriff's office at 616-527-8240 or Silent Observer at 616-527-0107.

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