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FBI makes arrest in Black Friday armored van robbery in Greektown

More than $500,000 stolen from armored van on Black Friday

FBI agents raid a home Dec. 17, 2015 on Burlingame in Detroit. Agents arrested a person in connection to a Nov. 27 robbery of an armored van near Greektown Casino.
FBI agents raid a home Dec. 17, 2015 on Burlingame in Detroit. Agents arrested a person in connection to a Nov. 27 robbery of an armored van near Greektown Casino.

DETROIT – The FBI announced Thursday that agents made an arrest in connection to the robbery of an armored van in Greektown. 

On Nov. 27 (Black Friday), police said a man dressed in a guard's uniform approached the vehicle, which was parked near the Greektown Casino in Detroit. An employee in the van opened it and the robber walked away with more than $500,000. The Loomis armored van was not making a pick-up or delivery at the casino.

During a raid Thursday, the FBI arrested a person at a home on Burlingame in Detroit.