United Central Bank in Downers Grove Robbed by Masked Gunman
Police are still searching for a white man wearing a black ski mask, black hooded sweatshirt and jeans, who allegedly robbed the bank at gunpoint around 11:09 a.m. Thursday.
A Downers Grove bank was robbed at gunpoint Thursday morning by a man wearing a mask, authorities said.
United Central Bank, 1303 Ogden Ave., was robbed around 11:09 a.m., according to Downers Grove police. No one was injured during the incident.
The man left southbound on foot before police arrived on scene, according to Downers Grove Police Sgt. Harry Andler.
The suspect is a white man in a black ski mask, wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and jeans, Andler said.
Downers Grove police did not immediately release details on how much money was stolen during the incident.
Although school was not in session Thursday, all exterior doors were locked at both schools, Andler said.
At North High, practices were being held for gymnastics, basketball and wrestling when the lockdown occurred, but students were not affected, according to District 99 Communications Director Jill Browning.
Police swept the school and determined there was no threat. The school returned to normal shortly after 12:30 p.m., Browning said.
Downers Grove police are continuing to search the area for the suspect. They are asking the public to call 911 to report any suspicious person or vehicle.
Check back for updates to this developing story.
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