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posted: 3/2/2013 6:05 PM

Bank robbery in Elgin Saturday

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  • This is a photo of the man who police say robbed an Elgin bank on Saturday.

      This is a photo of the man who police say robbed an Elgin bank on Saturday.
    Courtesy FBI

  • This is a photo of the man who police say robbed an Elgin bank on Saturday.

      This is a photo of the man who police say robbed an Elgin bank on Saturday.
    Courtesy FBI

 
By Kerry Lester
klester@dailyherald.com

A bank robbery took place on Elgin's west side Saturday morning, police said.

According to a news release from the Elgin Police Department, officers around 9:15 a.m. responded to a report of a bank robbery at the Fifth Third Bank, 1645 Larkin Ave.

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According to an FBI website, the thief was believed to be Hispanic, between 5 feet 2 inches and 5 feet 6 inches tall and in his mid 30s. He had a medium build.

He was wearing blue pants, a dark hooded sweatshirt, a blue baseball cap, dark glasses and white gloves.

No employees were injured in the robbery, police said.

Elgin police are coordinating with the FBI in the investigation.

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