Man robs Fifth Third Bank branch in South Loop

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A man robbed a Fifth Third Bank branch Tuesday afternoon in the South Loop.

The suspect entered the bank at 601 S. Clark St. about 1:15 p.m. and gave the teller a note implying he had a weapon, according to Chicago Police and the FBI.

The teller complied and the suspect ran away with an undetermined amount of cash, police said.

He did not display a weapon and no one was hurt.

The suspect was described as a white man 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-11 wearing a green sweatshirt and jean shorts.

Anyone with information should call the FBI at (312) 421-6700.

So far this year, there have been 72 bank robberies in the Chicago area. In 2014, there were 192.


Surveillance photo of the man who robbed a bank Tuesday afternoon in the South Loop. | FBI photo

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