Robbery victim abducted in River North, forced to withdraw cash at bank: CPD report

CHICAGO — Armed robbers forced a man into a car at gunpoint in downtown Chicago, took him to a bank, and forced him to withdraw money on Friday morning, according to a CPD report.

The victim was near LaSalle and Kinzie when he was confronted by at least three men around 1:45 a.m.

The report said they forced him into a car, drove him to a PNC Bank branch in the Thompson Center, and robbed him at the ATM.

The victim reported two vehicles, including a blue Mazda CX30, were involved. A CPD surveillance camera recorded two cars, including a Mazda, arriving at the bank at the time of the robbery.

Descriptions of the suspects were not available.

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