Shops at North Bridge currency exchange robbed
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4-Dec-19 – A man dressed like a Chicago police officer robbed a currency exchange inside a Magnificent Mile shopping mall on Monday evening.

The robbery unfolded around 7:40 p.m. at Currency Exchange International at The Shops at North Bridge, 520 North Michigan Avenue.

Police said a man wearing a CPD hat and blue uniform shirt with a reflective vest and a green surgical mask approached the business’s kiosk on the first floor near Nordstrom and demanded money while implying that he had a gun.

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On Tuesday evening, Chicago police released these two images of the suspect wearing a CPD hat and safety vest (far left) and a coat (near left).

(Click on images to view larger versions.)

A 22-year-old employee handed over a bag containing about $2,700 worth of euros and British pounds, according to initial reports from the scene.

Police said the man is black, about 40 years old, six feet tall, and weighs 180-200 pounds. He may have met up with an accomplice waiting in a white car in the 500 block of Lower Michigan Avenue.

Area Central detectives are investigating.

By CWB Chicago | contactingcwb@gmail.com

Published 4-Dec-19 4:27 AM

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