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Police searching for suspect in Waukegan bank robbery

A suspect was caught on video surveillance robbing a First Midwest Bank branch in Waukegan Thursday afternoon.

Police are investigating after a man, who implied he was armed with a weapon, robbed a First Midwest Bank in Waukegan Thursday afternoon.

The Waukegan Police Department responded around 4:30 p.m. Thursday to the First Midwest Bank, 1201 Golf Road, for a call of a bank robbery.

Officers confirmed with bank employees that the bank had been robbed by a man who handed a teller a note, which demanded money. The suspect implied he was armed but no weapon was displayed.

The suspect is described as a male black in his 30s, approximately 5-foot-10, 170 pounds, dark complexion and a goatee. The man was seen wearing a light blue denim jacket, dark sweatshirt under the jacket and a Chicago Bulls hat.

The man fled the area on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was hurt during the robbery.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Waukegan Police Department Criminal Investigations Division tip line at 847-360-9001.


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