CHICAGO (CBS) — A man wearing a police uniform and a surgical mask robbed a business on the Magnificent Mile Monday evening, police said.
In the 500 block of North Michigan Avenue, the man walked into a business wearing a Chicago Police uniform – including a baseball cap, a long-sleeve button-up, and a reflective vest – along with a surgical mask, police said.READ MORE: Suspect Shot, Wounded By Police On Lower Wacker Drive; 2 Others Taken Into Custody
The man then came up to a 22-year-old woman who worked at the business and announced a robbery, police said.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Brief Warm Up Is On The Way, Snow Showers Return
The woman handed over money to the suspect in a bag, and the suspect fled, police said.
The suspect was described as a black male about 40 years old, standing 6 feet tall and weighing 180 to 200 pounds.MORE NEWS: 'We’re Back There Again?' Disproportionate Number of Black Chicagoans Died From COVID-19 In Recent Surge; What’s The Solution?
No one was in custody Monday night, and Area Central detectives were investigating.