Police investigate an armed robbery Wednesday afternoon at the Village Bank & Trust.
Arlington Heights police responded about 4:05 p.m. Wednesday to an armed robbery at the Village Bank & Trust, 311 South Arlington Heights Road. The offender gave the teller a note and implied that he had a weapon. The offender is described a male/white in his 20’s, 5’10” 180 LBS with brown hair and dark sunglasses. The offender was wearing a dark hoodie and dark pants.
Police searched the Scarsdale neighborhood and from Sigwalt Street to Orchard and from Arlington Heights Road east to Dryden. Police also canvassed the area of Pine Avenue to ask neighbors if they saw anything suspicious.
There was also police activity in Scarsdale Estates near Brighton and Rockwell where police checked on a vehicle that was in the area at the time of the robbery. No known arrests.
The offender did obtain cash from the bank robbery and fled east toward Pine Avenue after exiting the bank.
The offender is suspected of being a serial robber by positive identification in a series of bank robberies. He is suspected of robbing the …
Harris Bank, 1680 W. Algonquin Rd., Hoffman Estates, IL on April 12, 2010;
Harris Bank, 10 Huntington Lane, Wheeling, IL on April 16, 2010; and
Harris Bank, 1 South Arlington Heights Road, Elk Grove Village, IL on April 21, 2010.
Any citizen with information is asked to call the FBI Chicago at 312-421-6700.
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