Skokie Bank Robbery Suspect Arrested After Running Into Walmart Store

CHICAGO (CBS) — A man suspected of robbing a bank Thursday morning in north suburban Skokie was arrested after he ran from the bank and into a Walmart store.

The non-takeover robbery happened at 10:23 a.m. at the PNC Bank branch at 3636 Touhy Ave., according to the FBI.

The suspect then ran eastbound toward the parking lot of a nearby Walmart, according to Skokie police. Investigators searched the store and eventually took the 42-year-old Evanston man into custody.

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Surveillance images of a man suspected of robbing a PNC Bank branch in Skokie, Illinois, on Sept. 7, 2017. (Credit: FBI)

He was turned over to the FBI for criminal charges, police said. No injuries were reported in the robbery.

In addition to the Skokie robbery, the man is also suspected of holding up a Byline Bank branch at 2000 W. Division in the Wicker Park neighborhood on Feb. 22, the FBI said.

Charges had not been filed as of late Friday morning, according to FBI spokesman Garrett Croon.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2017. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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