Man accused of impersonating officer

May 13, 2009 2:55:12 PM PDT
A southwest suburban man accused of impersonating a police officer is being held in jail on a $90,000 bond.Amar Atiq, 33, of Justice, is charged with a felony.

He was arrested Tuesday after visiting a uniform shop on Chicago's Far South Side.

Police say a Chicago officer saw Atiq inside the store with a semi-automatic weapon.

The officer says Atiq claimed to be a Chicago cop who was going to work with a swat team in Arizona.


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