Police search for 'Winnie the Pooh' bandit

August 11, 2009 4:25:17 PM PDT
Police in the northwest suburbs have released photos of a bank robber they are calling the Winnie the Pooh bandit.A surveillance camera took the pictures of the man Friday afternoon. The suspect was wearing a green Winnie the Pooh sweatshirt when he robbed the Chase Bank branch on South Northwest Highway in Park Ridge.

Police said the man approached a teller, displayed a handgun and demanded money. The teller handed him an undisclosed amount of cash and he fled on foot.

Anyone with information about the man should call Park Ridge Police.