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Teen armed with shotgun robs Southwest Side bank

A teenager armed with a shotgun robbed a bank Tuesday afternoon in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

The robbery happened at 3:35 p.m. the Archer Bank branch at 6257 S. Archer Ave., according to the FBI and Chicago Police.

A teenage boy entered the bank, pulled the weapon out of a bag, approached the teller and demanded money, according to police. FBI spokeswoman Joan Hyde said he was armed with a shotgun.

The suspect is described as a white boy 16-18 years old with blond hair, blue eyes, and his face concealed by a scarf, officials said.

He was wearing a gray hooded sweat shirt and black sweat pants, according to police.

He got away with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.