Attempted robbery suspect arraigned in Escanaba

Jul 12, 2019

ESCANABA, MI--   The man arrested for trying to rob the Escanaba Hardee’s Tuesday has been arraigned in Delta County District Court. 

Mark Wilson
Credit Delta County Prosecutor's Office

Mark Wilson, 59, of Kalamazoo is accused of handing a restaurant employee a note saying he had a gun. It asked for money to be brought to him in the men’s bathroom. Employees called 911 after Wilson went into the bathroom.

Escanaba Public Safety officers cleared the restaurant and persuaded Wilson to come out of the men’s room. He was arrested without incident.

Wilson is charged with armed robbery and remains lodged in the Delta County Jail on a $500,000 bond.

He was previously convicted in 2009 for the unarmed robbery of Arby’s.