Three Bank Robberies In Less Than Two HoursAll of Friday’s robberies were believed to have been committed by separate individuals, according to the FBI.
FBI: Homeless Man Charged With Robbing Hoffman Estates BankA homeless man was charged with robbing a bank last week in northwest suburban Hoffman Estates.
Chicago Area Bank Robberies On The Decline In 2017As of Friday morning, there have been 148 bank robberies this year, according to FBI spokesman Garrett Croon, down from more than 190 in 2016.
Suspect In Custody After Batavia Bank RobberyBatavia High School was placed on soft lock down as a precaution and lifted shortly after the suspect’s vehicle left the scene.
Man Suspected In 2 Bank Robberies Strikes Again In LisleThe robbery happened at 12:49 p.m. at the TCF Bank branch at 1156 Maple Ave. in Lisle, according to the FBI.
Fifth Third Bank Branch Robbed In Orland ParkThe Fifth Third Bank branch at 15330 Harlem Ave. was robbed about 10:30 a.m., according to FBI spokesman Garrett Croon.
Bank Robberies Spike In Chicago Area In 2016The FBI said there were 138 bank robberies in the Chicago area and northern Illinois in 2015. As of Friday morning, here had been 184 of them in 2016.
FBI: Man Robbed Third Chicago Bank In Two WeeksA man suspected of robbing two Chicago banks on the same day last week struck again Monday afternoon, this time in the Wicker Park neighborhood, the FBI said.
‘Change Up Bandits’ Commit Fifth Bank RobberyA man and woman are suspected of robbing the banks, each time changing their disguises, according to a statement from the FBI.
FBI Searching For "Uptown Beach Bandit" In 3 Bank RobberiesThe bandit is described as a black woman 30-40, about 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-5 with medium to long dark hair, according to the FBI. She has been seen wearing a large floppy straw hat, sunglasses and either a green jacket, tan cardigan or light gray hoodie.
FBI: 'Bandage Bandit' Attempted Sixth Bank Robbery On FridayA man suspected in five Chicago bank robberies tried to rob a sixth bank in the Lake View neighborhood on Friday, the FBI said.
Reward Up To $10,000 For Arrest Of "Bandage Bandit"The FBI has increased the reward to $10,000 for information leading to the arrest of a serial bank robber dubbed the “Bandage Bandit,” after he struck for the fifth time Saturday.

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