ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (STMW) — Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a southwest suburban bank while claiming he had a gun Thursday afternoon.

The PNC Bank at 495 N. Weber Rd. was robbed about 2:20 p.m., a release from Romeoville police said. The man gave the teller a note which said he had a gun and demanded money.

Money was given to the man, who never showed a gun. He fled the bank heading southeast.

He’s described as a white man, 20 to 25, 5-foot-6, 175 pounds with short black hair.

Anyone with information should call police at (815) 886-7219 or the FBI at (312) 421-6700.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2012. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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