Man wearing construction vest robs Mount Prospect bank

MOUNT PROSPECT (Sun-Times Media Wire) - A man wearing a construction vest robbed a bank Monday afternoon in northwest suburban Mount Prospect.

The man entered the Bank of America branch at 1080 Elmhurst Rd. about 3:15 p.m. and handed the teller a note demanding money, according to the FBI and Mount Prospect police. The teller gave him cash and he left the bank.

He did not display a weapon or imply he had one, and no injuries were reported, authorities said.

The suspect was described as a white man between 30 and 40 years old, standing between 5-foot-8 and 5-foot-9 and weighing 180-185 pounds with a medium build and scruffy beard, the FBI said. He was wearing an orange stocking cap, dark sunglasses, dark scarf, neon yellow construction vest over a dark hoodie, and white knit gloves.

Anyone with information should call the FBI at (312) 421-6700, or Mount Prospect police at (847) 870-5654. Anonymous tips can be provided to crime stoppers at (847) 590-7867 or by texting 274637 with “MPPD” included in the message.

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