He threw a bag on the counter and asked the bank teller for cash.
Then, to make his point, he drew a gun from his waistband.
The FBI and Bloomington police are looking for the man who robbed the TCF Bank branch at Cub Foods, 8423 Lyndale Av. S. about 2:30 p.m. Tuesday.
After pulling the gun, a black semiautomatic, the man pointed it at the wall, according to the FBI. Once he got money from the teller, he left on foot in an unknown direction, the FBI said.
The robber was described as black, 45 to 50, 5 foot 6 inches with a medium to heavy build. He was wearing silver-rimmed glasses, a black knit hat, a gray fleece jacket with a white shirt underneath, blue jeans and white sneakers.
Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at 612-376-3200 or Bloomington police at 952-563-4900. Also, Crime Stoppers is taking information, via phone at 1-800-222-8477, via the Internet at www.crimestoppersmn.org or via text message by texting TIP674 and a message to 274637. Authorities are offering a reward for information that leads to an arrest and indictment.
Vince Tuss • 612-673-7692