Attempted Bank Robbery

Surveillance photo of a woman who tried to rob a bank Saturday morning in Aurora. | FBI

Woman Fails In Attempt To Rob Aurora Bank

A woman wearing a piece of tape over her nose tried to rob a west suburban bank Saturday morning, but left empty-handed.

06/10/2015

Surveillance images of the "Bandage Bandit," suspected of robbing at least four Chicago banks from March 31 to April 28, 2015. (Credit: FBI)

FBI: ‘Bandage Bandit’ Attempted Sixth Bank Robbery On Friday

A man suspected in five Chicago bank robberies tried to rob a sixth bank in the Lake View neighborhood on Friday, the FBI said.

05/18/2015

A man wearing a Green Bay Packers cap tried to rob a bank on the South Side on Saturday. (Credit: FBI)

Man In Packers Hat Attempts Bank Robbery

About 2:20 p.m., the man entered a Chase bank at 6650 S. Stony Island and attempted a non-takeover robbery, the FBI said.

04/20/2015

Surveillance images of the so-called "Elmer Fudd Bandit" robbing various banks in the Chicago area in October 2012. (Credit: Bandit Tracker)

FBI: ‘Elmer Fudd Bandit’ Arrested In Kentucky

A man dubbed the “Elmer Fudd Bandit” — believed to have robbed four Chicago area banks and attempted a fifth in 2012 — was charged by a federal grand jury indictment on Thursday.

01/17/2014

This man was caught on tape robbing a bank in Lockport. (Credit: FBI)

Glen Ellyn Police Arrest Elderly Bank Robber Wanted In Lockport

Police said the Indiana man was captured during the attempted robbery of a Bank of America branch in the 600 block of Roosevelt Road in Glen Ellyn.

10/08/2012

A man dressed in a yellow poncho, black cap, surgical mask, and black surgical gloves tried to rob a Citibank on Michigan Avenue, by claiming he had a bomb, but he fled the bank without taking the money he demanded, and left the fake bomb behind. (Credit: Bandittrackerchicago.com)

Man Tries To Rob Magnificent Mile Bank, Leaves Without Cash

A man tried to rob a Magnificent Mile bank on Monday, but left the loot behind.

CBS Chicago–05/07/2012

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Bank Robbers Caught After Returning To Crime Scene

An alleged bank robber and a would-be robber have appearances in federal court Wednesday, after, police say, both returned to the scene of their crimes.

CBS Chicago–04/04/2012