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Bank robbed in Waukegan

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Authorities released this surveillance photo of a person suspected of robbing a NorStates bank branch Monday in Waukegan. / photo from Waukegan police Authorities released this surveillance photo of a person suspected of robbing a NorStates bank branch Monday in Waukegan. / photo from Waukegan police
WAUKEGAN, Ill. (Sun-Times Media Wire) - Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a bank in north suburban Waukegan Monday afternoon.

About 12:40 p.m., police received a notification of a panic alarm going off at NorStates Bank, 1601 N. Lewis Ave. in Waukegan, a statement from police said.

While police responded, officials received a 911 call from an employee saying the bank had been robbed, police said.

The robber displayed a note and got away with an unspecified amount of cash, police said.

The suspect is described as a black male about 5-foot-9 and 200 pounds with a short, afro-style haircut, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Waukegan police at (847) 360-9001. Police and the FBI are investigating.

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