Man sought following Buffalo Grove bank robbery

Authorities are seeking a man suspected of the armed robbery of a Buffalo Grove bank Thursday afternoon.

Buffalo Grove police said they responded at about 3:23 p.m. to the BMO Bank at 500 W. Half Day for a reported robbery. The suspect fled before their arrival.

The FBI, which is leading the investigation, said the man, seen in photos released by the agency, displayed a note demanding money, while implying he had a handgun.

According to the FBI, the man is about 30-40 years old, stands about 6 feet tall and weighs 180 pounds. He was wearing a long-sleeved black jacket, a baseball cap, dark pants and white sneakers. He has facial hair and acne scars on his face, the FBI said.

No injuries were reported, the FBI said.

Anyone with information is asked to report it to or (800) CALL-FBI. The public also can report tips, even anonymously, at (312) 421-6700.

Surveillance photo of the man suspected in Thursday's armed robbery of a Buffalo Grove bank. Courtesy of the FBI
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