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Surveillance images of the "Play-Along Bandit," suspected of robbing at least five banks. (Credit: Bandit Tracker Chicago)

FBI Offers $1,000 Reward For Information On “Play-Along Bandit”

The bandit most recently robbed a Harris Bank branch at 1620 W. 95th St. on Dec. 6, according to a statement from the FBI. He approached the teller, made a threatening demand for money and implied he was armed, although he did not display a weapon.

12/12/2014

The FBI suspects this man has robbed four banks in Berwyn, Burbank, and Lyons. (Credit: Bandit Tracker Chicago)

Man Suspected In Three Bank Robberies Strikes Again In Berwyn

A man suspected of robbing three banks in a week last summer struck again Wednesday at a west suburban bank he’d already robbed once before.

12/11/2014

Surveillance footage of a man suspected of robbing three banks, including one at 1715 W. 47th St. (Credit: FBI)

Back Of The Yards Bank Robbed

A man who is suspected in two other bank robberies struck again in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.

11/26/2014

Authorities released this surveillance video image of a bank robber jumping over the counter at First Midwest Bank in Orland Park during a robbery on Oct. 13, 2014. Carl P. Wilson, of Joliet, has been charged with committing the robbery. (Credit: FBI)

FBI: Bank Robber Told Teller ‘Have A Great F****** Day”

The robber, identified as 26-year-old Carl P. Wilson of Joliet, entered the First Midwest Bank branch at 11200 W. 143rd St. in Orland Park just after 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 13 armed with a semi-automatic handgun and wearing a black hood on his face, according to the FBI.

10/23/2014

Various surveillance video images of the "Safe Boundaries Bandit," suspected of robbing at least 12 banks. (Credit: Bandit Tracker Chicago)

FBI: Robber Who Held Up 11 Banks Strikes Again

Known as the “No Boundaries Bandit,” the man described as a 200-pound Hispanic has robbed five Chicago banks, and now, seven in the suburbs—most recently in west suburban River Forest, according to the FBI.

08/28/2014

A man who robbed a TCF Bank branch in the 3500 block of North Broadway Sunday morning may have robbed another branch in Uptown on Friday. (Photo from the FBI)

“Benchwarmer Bandit” Holds Up Loop Bank

The robber, wearing a dark hoodie and carrying a red backpack, presented a demand note and implied he had a weapon, though none was shown, according to FBI spokeswoman Joan Hyde. No one was injured.

04/08/2014

The Hooded Bandit (Credit: FBI)

Hooded Bandit Holds Up Bank In Bensenville

A bank robber dubbed the “Hooded Bandit” has struck for the sixth time, holding up a northwest suburban bank on Monday.

04/08/2014

A man who robbed a TCF Bank branch in the 3500 block of North Broadway Sunday morning may have robbed another branch in Uptown on Friday. (Photo from the FBI)

$5,000 Reward For Arrest Of ‘Benchwarmer Bandit’

The suspect, given the moniker the “Benchwarmer Bandit” by the FBI, is described as a Hispanic man in his late 20s to early 30s, between 5-foot-9 and 6 feet with brown hair, brown eyes and facial hair.

03/27/2014

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

Surveillance video image of a man robbing the Charter One Bank branch at 71 W. Wacker Dr. on May 29, 2013. (Credit: FBI)

Serial Bank Robber Strikes Again In Uptown

A man already suspected of robbing four banks in just over a week struck a fifth on Monday at a bank in the North Side Uptown neighborhood.

06/10/2013

The Bully Bandit (Credit: FBI)

‘Bully Bandit’ Robs 11th Chicago Area Bank

The FBI identified the man as “The Bully Bandit” and reminded the public there is a $15,000 reward for information leading to his arrest and conviction.

03/29/2013

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02/15/2013

This man is suspected of robbing a Loop bank twice in the past two months. (Credit: FBI)

Bank In Loop Robbed Twice

A suspect robbed a bank Thursday in the Loop, the same bank he allegedly robbed last November.

01/11/2013

An FBI poster showing the devil tattoo on escaped bank robber Kenneth Conley's upper right arm. (Credit: Bandit Tracker Chicago)

FBI Hoping Photo Of Fugitive’s Tattoo Helps Lead To His Capture

The FBI has expanded its search for a convicted bank robber who is still on the lam nearly two weeks after escaping the federal jail in downtown Chicago.

WBBM Newsradio–12/31/2012

Federal authorities released this surveillance photo of a bank robber who hit a South Ashland Avenue branch Sunday evening shortly before he was nabbed by officers. (FBI)

Bank Robber Foiled Moments After Fleeing Branch

The robbery suspect entered the TCF Bank branch at 1220 South Ashland Ave. at 5:15 p.m. and demanded cash from a teller, implying he had a weapon.

05/27/2012

Willie Weathersby

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

Tire Iron Bandit

FBI Seeks Tire Iron-Wielding Bank Robber

Police are asking for your help in finding a robber in southwest suburban Willowbrook, who has been dubbed the “Tire Iron Bandit.”

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Bank security photos of the 'Wheaton Bandit' (Credit: FBI Chicago Flier)

‘Wheaton Bandit’ Bank Robber To Get Away With Crimes

The Wheaton bandit is now officially off the hook, but the FBI says that doesn’t mean the case is closed.

CBS Chicago–12/08/2011

Surveillance video captured this woman robbing a Chase Bank branch in North Dearborn. (FBI)

Repeat Female Bank Robber Still At Large

It’s an everyday crime with an unusual suspect: a female bank robber who’s hit the same Chase Bank branch twice. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.

11/07/2011

North Riverside Bank Robbery

FBI Continues Hunt For North Riverside Bank Robber

The FBI is looking for a bandit who held up a TCF Bank branch in North Riverside last month.

CBS Chicago–04/27/2011

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