Man Dressed As Chicago Cop Robs Mag Mile Business

Sun-Times Media Wire
December 03, 2019 - 6:42 am
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CHICAGO (WBBM NEWSRADIO) -- A man dressed as a police officer held up a Currency Exchange Monday on the Magnificent Mile.

About 7:40 p.m., the man entered the location at the Shops at North Bridge in the 500 block of North Michigan Avenue and approached an employee, according to Chicago police.

The employee, a 22-year-old woman, surrendered a bag containing an unknown amount of money after the man announced a robbery and implied he had a weapon, police said. He fled in an unknown direction.

The man was described as about 40 years old, weighing 180-200 pounds and standing 6 feet tall, police said. He was wearing a CPD uniform, CPD baseball cap, long sleeve button-up shirt, reflective vest and a surgical mask.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

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