Man robs Inland Bank in Elmhurst, drops money during escape

March 6, 2014 (ELMHURST, Ill.)

This is a surveillance photo of the suspect. Investigators say he walked into the Inland Bank branch on Spring Road Wednesday morning and claimed he was carrying an explosive device.

A bank employee handed over cash. Then a dye pack inside the bag of money exploded as he tried to get away.

Police determined he never had an explosive device on him.

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