Police search for suspect after attempted robbery

By WEEK Producer

Police search for suspect after attempted robbery

November 5, 2013 Updated Nov 6, 2013 at 10:52 AM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Authorities are searching for a suspect after an attempted robbery in a bank parking lot on Monday.

Police spoke to the 17 year-old victim, who said she was dropping off two bank deposit bags to Heartland Bank, 9010 N. Allen Road at approximately 6:20 p.m.

The victim said she was approached by a black male, 30 to 40 years old wearing a long khaki colored jacket and dark pants. The man told her she had something for her.

The victim said she got scared and started to run away from the suspect. The suspect allegedly told her to stop or he would shoot her. The victim dropped the two deposit bags and fled. No funds appeared to be stolen.

Police are still investigating the incident.