Rock Falls bank robbery

Bank held up at gunpoint

Published 05/27 2015 03:18PM

Updated 05/27 2015 03:18PM

Police in Rock Falls are searching for an alleged bank robber.

The incident happened shortly before 1:00 Wednesday afternoon.

A man entered the First Federal Bank and displayed a handgun, demanding money.  He left on foot after getting an undisclosed amount of cash.

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'8" tall with a slim build.  He was wearing a Chicago Cubs baseball cap, sunglasses, a grey zip up sweatshirt and grey pants.  He had a dark-colored handkerchief over his face.

Police are asking anyone with information about today's robbery to call 815-622-1141, Crime Stoppers, or send an e-mail to

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