Bank robbery suspect taken into custody

A Port Huron man is facing bank robbery charges following a Friday heist at the Eastern Michigan Bank. Port Huron Police say 49 year old Eric Prigmore entered the bank branch at 7th and Lapeer Friday afternoon and left with an unknown amount of cash. Authorities say they received an anonymous tip through the CAPTURE hotline that lead to his arrest around 11:30pm Friday night. Prigmore was arraigned Sunday morning with one count of bank robbery, which carries a maximum sentence of life in prison. He is currently being housed in the St. Clair County Jail on $200,000 dollars bond.

 

ORIGINAL STORY:

Port Huron Police are looking for a man believed to have robbed the Eastern Michigan Bank at 7th Street and Lapeer Avenue Friday afternoon. Lieutenant Jeremy Young tells WPHM at least one black male entered the bank around 12:35pm. The suspect obtained an unknown amount of cash and fled the scene in a southerly direction on foot. Police say they are reviewing security footage in the bank and hope to release photos of the suspect to the public. Those who may have more information on the Eastern Michigan Bank Robbery are asked to call CAPTURE at 987-6688.