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Man Robs Bank In Bucktown

A man robbed the Cole Taylor Bank branch in Bucktown on Aug. 13, 2013. (Credit: FBI)

A man robbed the Cole Taylor Bank branch in Bucktown on Aug. 13, 2013. (Credit: FBI)

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CHICAGO (STMW) – A man robbed a Bucktown bank Tuesday morning by handing over a note and implying he was armed.

About 10:17 a.m., the robber entered the Cole Taylor Bank at 1965 N. Milwaukee Ave. and handed a teller a note demanding money, according to Chicago police and the FBI.

The robber implied he had a weapon, police News Affairs Officer Jon Mirabelli said.

The suspect is described as a 35- to 40-year-old black man, standing 5-foot-5 to 5-foot-10 with short hair. He was wearing a brown and beige striped, long-sleeved shirt, Mirabelli said.

After the robbery, the man fled north with an undisclosed amount of cash.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2013. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)