Man claiming to be armed robs Skokie bank

SKOKIE, Ill. (STMW) - A man who claimed to be armed robbed a bank Friday morning in north suburban Skokie.

The robbery occurred at 10:07 a.m. at the Albany Bank & Trust branch at 7515 N. Skokie Blvd., according to the FBI. The incident was described as a “non-takeover” robbery, but the robber did make threats that he had a weapon.

The suspect is described as a white man 45-50, Skokie police said. He was wearing a black sweatshirt, black baseball cap and maroon sweatpants.

He was last seen heading away from the bank on foot, authorities said. No one was injured.

Anyone with information should call the FBI’s Chicago office at (312) 421-6700, the Skokie Police Department at (847) 982-5900 or the department’s 24-hour crime tip line at (847) 933-8477 .

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