Area police were alerted to a strong arm robbery in A bag of money was stolen from a man as he entered a Lake Barrington bank to deposit the cash this morning, police said.
An employee of a local business was approaching the Harris Bank, 5035 Shoreline Road at about 9:40 a.m., when a black/male grabbed the bank bag containing an undisclosed amount of money. The victim chased the the offender behind a strip mall near the bank, but the offender stopped and sprayed the victim’s face with a Mace-like substance. The offender then continued to flee. The offender was described as a male/black, wearing blue jeans, a white T-shirt, a black jacket and hat.
The offender was reported to have entered a dark-colored Chevrolet pickup truck and to have fled by vehicle.