16-year-old boy charged with Garfield Ridge bank robbery
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A boy has been charged in connection with the Monday afternoon robbery of a bank in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side.
The 16-year-old boy was charged with one count of armed robbery with a firearm, according to a statement from Chicago Police. He is scheduled to appear in juvenile court Thursday.
The suspect walked into the TCF Bank branch at 6141 S. Archer at 4:12 p.m. Monday, showed a gun and made off with an undisclosed amount of money, according to the FBI. He initially had been described as a white man under 20, with a slim build, standing 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-10, the FBI said. He was wearing a black hooded jacket, dark jeans, and knit Pittsburgh Steelers hat.