MUNSTER, Ind. (CBS) — Police in Munster, Indiana were searching Monday for a bank robber who wore a hazmat suit and a hard hat.

Around 3:20 p.m., the man robbed the Fifth Third Bank branch at 8007 Calumet Ave. in Munster, police said.

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The man was dressed in a white hazmat-type suit, a blue hard hat, and goggles.

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Munster Bank Robbery

(Credit: Munster Police)

He approached the bank teller, presented a note, demanded money, and implied he had a weapon, police said.

The suspect ran off on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.

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Anyone who can identify the man is asked to contact Munster police Detective Mark Ashcraft at (219) 836-6678, or by email at

CBS 2 Chicago Staff