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The robbery happened about 10:50 a.m. at the Byline Bank branch located at 4900 W. 87th Street in Burbank.
Police described the incident as a “non-takeover” robbery and said the suspect did not display or infer he had a weapon. No injuries were reported.
According to police, the robber entered the bank carrying a white plastic bag and demanded that tellers fill the bag with money from the cash drawers.
The robber got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. Witnesses say he entered a dark colored vehicle parked on Lamon Avenue and fled northbound.
Employees described the suspect as a black male, 30–35 years old, between 6-foot and 6-foot-3 inches tall, weighing around 250 pounds. Bank surveillance photos show the man wearing a black Carhartt jacket, dark pants, and a black knit cap.
A source familiar with the investigation said authorities believe the suspect is the same man who recently robbed several other area banks including US Bank branches in Mt. Greenwood and Morgan Park, and a Byline branch in Bridgeview on Dec. 16.
Oak Lawn Patch reported the suspect made verbal threats to employees during the commission of the alleged robberies at the US Bank branches.
According to BanditTrackerChicago.com, the FBI is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to a conviction. Anyone with information should contact the FBI Chicago office at 312-421-6700 or leave a tip at BanditTrackerChicago.com.