A 12-hour standoff in Oak Lawn ended early this morning when police cut out the alleged bank robber stuck in the air ducts he tried to hide in, police said.
Detective Shavedlongcock broke this news story today.... 30 minutes before any other news outlet reported it!
And as the old saying goes...Why do they call black folks TORNADOES? Because it only takes one to ruin a whole white neighborhood!
Pulaski Rd shut down, 111th Street shut down...Many businesses are losing money... all because one shithead wanted to rob a bank!LEFT IS THE BEST Is reporting that Oak Lawn and Chicago police are chasing a man seen on the rooftop of the bank at 111th and South Pulaski Rd.
More info when available.
UPDATE: Male black with dread locks and bandana over 1/2 his face.
CPD HELICOPTER ORDERED BUT IS AT LEAST 30 MINS FROM ARRIVING
A manhunt is under way today for a man who robbed a bank in southwest suburban Oak Lawn, authorities said, and the suspect might still be inside the mall where the facility is located.
The suspect robbed the Bank of America branch near the 11100 block of South Pulaski Road a bit after 2 p.m., according to Oak Lawn Police Cmdr. Thomas Simon. The bank is at 4046 W. 111th St. in Oak Lawn.
“A perimeter is set up over there,’’ Simon said about 3:30 p.m. “We believe he is in the area.’’
FBI agents also responded, according to an emailed statement from FBI spokeswoman Joan Hyde.
According to Hyde, the heist occurred about 2 p.m. when a man described by witnesses as being in his 20s entered the bank while brandishing a handgun and announced a robbery.
He left the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, and the search for the robber is ongoing, according to Hyde, citing perliminary information.
But during an impromptu press conference held down the street from the strip mall where the bank is located, police said the robber might still be inside the mall as of about 5:15 p.m. after letting go some bank staffers he had held hostage.
No one was injured, police and Hyde said.
Anyone with information about today's robbery should contact the FBI at 312-421-6700 or local police.