CHICAGO (CBS)– A man stole a security guard’s gun during an ATM robbery in Avondale Wednesday night.
Just before 11 p.m., a security at a Bank of America, in the 3200 block of West Belmont Avenue, was approached by a man who reached for the guards gun.READ MORE: Chicago Weather Alert: Snow Totals From Lake Effect Snowstorm
Police say there was a struggle before the thief got the gun and threatened to shoot the guard if he didn’t empty the ATM.READ MORE: Mayor Lightfoot Added To Lawsuit Over Removal Of Christopher Columbus Statue In Little Italy
The security guard filled a black bag with cash before the suspect took off with the money.
Police said the security guard was not hurt during the robbery.MORE NEWS: Illinois DCFS Director Marc Smith On Hot Seat Before State Lawmakers Over Lack Of Beds And Foster Homes For Kids, Other Issues
This incident is under investigation.