Accomplice sought in connection to Marysville bank robbery

The man believed to have robbed a Marysville bank last week is in police custody, however authorities are still searching for his accomplice. 54-year old Robert Welsh of Port Huron is accused of walking into the Chemical Bank branch in Marysville Wednesday, providing a note to to the teller, and then leaving with an undisclosed amount of cash. He is believed to have fled on foot to a car waiting in the parking lot of a nearby fast food restaurant. Police believe a second suspect, driving a maroon SUV was waiting in that parking lot and helped Welsh flee the scene. Furthermore, Port Huron Police say that same SUV was spotted in the parking lots of several area banks and credit unions earlier that same day. Those who may know the identity of the additional suspect or whereabouts of the maroon SUV are asked to call the CAPTURE tip line at 987-6688. Robert Welsh is currently being held on a $250,000 bond and is expected to face multiple charges, including bank robbery and fleeing and eluding.


Robert Welsh