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Peoria Police searching for bank robber

PEORIA, IL (WEEK) – Peoria Police are looking for a man who robbed the Busey Bank in Downtown Peoria Friday afternoon.

Officers responded to a hold up alarm around 3:30 p.m. The suspect had already fled the bank by the time officers arrived on scene.

The suspect is described as a white man between 25 to 30 years old, 150-170 pounds and standing between 5-foot, 7-inches and 5-foot 10 inches. He has a black goatee and was wearing a blue Chicago Cubs World Series Championship shirt and gray baseball hat.

Police say the suspect implied he had a weapon, though there was never one seen.

Anyone with information about the suspect should call Peoria Police at (309) 673-4521.

Alex Menke

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