Suspected Elmhurst Bank Robber Arrested

October 06, 2018 - 4:59 pm

CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A man is in custody after robbing a bank Saturday morning in west suburban Elmhurst.

At 10:41 a.m., the man, 31, entered the Bank of America at 205 N. Addison Ave. and announced a robbery, according to Elmhurst police. He implied he had a weapon but did not display one.

The man left with an undetermined amount of cash, police said. There were no injuries to customers or bank employees.

Elmhurst police officers reportedly later found the man at a BP gas station at 414 S. Kostner Ave. in the West Garfield Park neighborhood on the West Side. With the help of Chicago police, officers were able to take him into custody.

The man was turned over to agents with the FBI’s Chicago office, police said.

Charges for the man were pending, according to police and the FBI.

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