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Suspect in Meijer's Robbery Arraigned, Held on $25,000 Bond

The suspect, who was unarmed, demanded money and fled, but was apprehended a short time later at an area restaurant.

Frank Rossi, 50, of China Township was arraigned on robbery charges Monday in connection with an incident Saturday at the Chesterfield Township Meijer's store. (Photo submitted)
Frank Rossi, 50, of China Township was arraigned on robbery charges Monday in connection with an incident Saturday at the Chesterfield Township Meijer's store. (Photo submitted)

A 50-year-old China Township man who robbed a Chesterfield Meijer’s store of an undisclosed amount of money was arraigned Monday on robbery charges and is being held on $25,000 cash bond.

Chesterfield police said the suspect, Frank Rossi, entered the Meijer’s store at 27255 23 Mile Road about 12:30 p.m. Saturday and passed a note to the clerk demanding money. He was not armed.

Officers from both the Chesterfield Township Police Department and Macomb County Sheriff’s Department immediately saturated the area as a Chesterfield patrol unit reviewed surveillance video and broadcast a description of the the suspect, Chesterfield Detective Sgt. Deron Myers said in a news release.

A short time later, Rossi was located at Gus’s Coney Island on Gratoit south of 23 Mile Road.

Rossi was arraigned via video in 42-2 Court in New Baltimore on one count of unarmed robbery, a 15-year felony.

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