Man arrested after Loop bank robbery

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Surveillance photo of the man who robbed a First American Bank branch Friday morning in the Loop. | FBI

A bank robbery suspect was arrested Friday after a holdup at a First American Bank branchin the Loop.

The robbery happened about noon at the bank at33 W. Monroe St., authorities said. A man ran off with an unknown amount in cash.

According to the FBI, the man did not show a weapon during the robbery.

Chicago Police followed a tracking device placed in with the proceeds, and were able to later arrest him, a law enforcement source said.

Proceeds from the robbery were recovered, and no one was hurt, police said.

Chicago Police and the FBI continue to investigate Friday afternoon.

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