HAMMOND — Police are searching for a man believed to have robbed an bank earlier Thursday.
The robbery occurred just before 2 p.m. Thursday at Fifth Third Bank, 1716 165th St., according to Hammond Police Lt. Richard Hoyda.
The suspect should be considered armed and dangerous, police said.
Hoyda said a man, described as a black male, and dressed in black clothing, displayed a handgun during the bank holdup. He fled in a black Hyundai, according to police.
Anyone with information should call detectives at (219) 952-2906.