Batavia bank robbed at gunpoint
Local police and FBI officials are looking for an armed man who robbed a bank in Batavia on Saturday morning.
At 10:08 a.m., Batavia police responded to an armed robbery at Old Second National Bank, 1078 E. Wilson St. Police were notified by an alarm call from the bank, according to a release from Batavia police.
The offender displayed a black semiautomatic handgun and an unknown amount of money was stolen. No injuries were reported.
The offender is described as a white male, approximately 25-30 years old and between 5-foot-9-inches and 5-foot-10-inches tall. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with the hood pulled over his head, a black scarf covering his face and blue jeans.
Police said the man may have left the area in a white or light colored small 4-door sedan.
Batavia police are working with the Chicago FBI office to investigate. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Batavia Police Department Investigation Division at (630) 454-2500 or the FBI at (312) 421-6700.
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