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Oak Brook bank robber last seen at Wheaton train station: cops

Authorities released this phoman suspected robbing Fifth Third Bank branch Oak Brook Tuesday. / phofrom Oak Brook police.

Authorities released this photo of a man suspected of robbing a Fifth Third Bank branch in Oak Brook Tuesday. / photo from Oak Brook police.

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Authorities were searching for a man who robbed a bank Tuesday afternoon in west suburban Oak Brook.

The man entered the Fifth Third Bank branch near 16th Street and Route 83 about 2:45 p.m. and demanded money from a teller, according to a news release from Oak Brook Police.

He left with an undetermined amount of cash and ran westbound, police said.

He was last seen at the Wheaton train station, possibly heading toward Chicago, police said.

He was described as a 30- to 40-year-old white man, 5 feet 7 inches to 5 feet 8 inches tall, police said. He was last seen wearing a green jacket, a scarf, a plaid green hat, gloves and mirrored sunglasses, police said.

Anyone with information on the robbery can contact Oak Brook police at (630) 368-8734.

The FBI, the DuPage County Sheriff’s office and Oakbrook Terrace Police were assisting in the investigation.

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