16-year-old boy charged in Garfield Ridge bank robbery

A boy has been charged in connection with the Monday afternoon robbery of a bank in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

The boy - whose name and age were not released - was charged with one count of armed robbery with a firearm, according to a statement from Chicago Police. He is scheduled to appear in juvenile court Thursday.



A male suspect walked into the TCF Bank branch at 6141 S. Archer at 4:12 p.m. Monday, showed a gun and made off with an undisclosed amount of money, according to the FBI.

Earlier Wednesday, authorities said a 16-year-old boy was in custody for the robbery.

The TCF Bank at 6141 S. Archer Ave. in Chicago was robbed on April 12, 2016.

Source: Sun-Times Media Wire - Copyright Chicago Sun-Times 2016.)
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