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Bank Robber Foiled Moments After Fleeing Branch

Federal authorities released this surveillance photo of a bank robber who hit a South Ashland Avenue branch Sunday evening shortly before he was nabbed by officers. (FBI)

Federal authorities released this surveillance photo of a bank robber who hit a South Ashland Avenue branch Sunday evening shortly before he was nabbed by officers. (FBI)

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CHICAGO (CBS) – A robber who fled a bank branch with money Sunday evening was nabbed by quick-thinking Chicago police officers, the FBI says.

The robbery suspect entered the TCF Bank branch at 1220 South Ashland Ave. at 5:15 p.m. and demanded cash from a teller, implying he had a weapon, the FBI said in a news release.

He left on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, but was apprehended soon after by alert Chicago police officers.

No charges have yet been filed, the FBI said.