Bank robbery suspect in custody after spraying tellers with substance in Hyde Park, FBI says

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The FBI is investigating a bank robbery in which the suspect sprayed an unknown substance in the face of tellers at a Hyde Park bank. (WLS)

A man is in custody after the FBI said he sprayed some type of substance in the face of tellers at a bank in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood Friday afternoon.

The FBI said the suspect also showed a handgun and demanded money at a Fifth Third Bank branch in the 1400-block of E. 53rd Street just after 1 p.m.

The man took off on foot but was arrested a short time later.

The tellers were treated at the scene by paramedics. No one was seriously hurt.

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