Man robs Hyde Park bank

A man robbed a Chase Bank branch Wednesday afternoon in the Hyde Park neighborhood on the South Side.

The man walked into the bank at 1204 E. 53rd St. about 5:50 p.m. and announced a a robbery, according to Chicago Police and the FBI. He then ran away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The robber implied he had a weapon, but did not show one, authorities said. No one was injured.

He is described as a black man, between 20 and 30 years old, with a slender-to-medium build, the FBI said. The robber was wearing a gray knit hat with a blue stripe, a blue jacket, a gray hooded sweatshirt, light-colored jeans and tan shoes.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to contact the FBI at (312) 421-6700.

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