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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 photo of the suspect who robbed a Chase Bank branch Wednesday morning in Munster, Ind. / photo from Munster police

Man Robs Chase Bank Branch In Northwest Indiana

A man robbed a Chase Bank branch Wednesday morning in northwest Indiana.

12/03/2014

Surveillance footage of a man robbing a TCF Bank branch Sunday afternoon in River Forest. (Photo from the FBI)

Bank Robbed In River Forest

A weapon was not shown and no one was injured in the robbery, the FBI said.

12/02/2014

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

Police are searching for a man suspected in two recent bank robberies in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side. / photo from the FBI

FBI: Man Robs Second Far South Side Bank In Two Weeks

Authorities are searching for a man who has robbed two Morgan Park neighborhood banks on the Far South Side in the last two weeks.

11/22/2014

Surveillance photo of the man who robbed a bank Wednesday afternoon in Tinley Park. (Credit: FBI)

Man Robs Tinley Park Bank

The robbery happened at the TCF Bank branch at 17117 S. Harlem Ave. in Tinley Park at 4:37 p.m. on Wednesday, according to the FBI.

11/20/2014

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Bank Robbery Suspect Who Fatally Shot Himself After Car Chase Identified As Former Atlanta Cop

A man suspected of robbing a bank Friday morning and leading police on a car chase through the south suburbs before fatally shooting himself has been identified as a former lieutenant with the Atlanta Police Department.

11/19/2014

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Police: Bank Robber Flees With Cash, Commits Suicide During High-Speed Chase

Police say the bank robbery began to unravel around 11 a.m. at BMO Harris Bank, 4940 W. 211th St., when a local officer entered the branch to make a village deposit.

11/14/2014

The Bully Bandit (Credit: CBS)

“Bully Bandit” Suspected In 16th Bank Robbery

The “Bully Bandit” is suspected of striking again Thursday morning in south suburban Riverside, in his fourth suspected bank robbery in the past month after a year-and-a-half hiatus.

11/14/2014

Authorities released this surveillance image of a man suspected of robbing a U.S. Bank branch Saturday on the Far South Side. | photo from FBI

Bank Robbed In Morgan Park

A U.S. Bank branch was robbed Saturday morning in the Morgan Park neighborhood on the Far South Side.

11/08/2014

Portage, Ind. police released this sketch of a suspected bank robber.  (Portage, Ind. Police Department)

Sketch Released In Portage, Ind. Bank Robbery

The armed robber fled MainSource Bank, 5959 U.S. 6, around 1:45 p.m. Monday after demanding money.

10/28/2014

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

Jeremiah Ellis (Credit: FBI)

Bank Robbery Suspect Charged In Gas Station Holdups

A superseding indictment filed last week in the U.S. District Court in Hammond charges Jeremiah Ellis with two counts each of Hobbs Act robbery and of robbery affecting commerce.

10/23/2014

Surveillance photo shows woman who robbed Chase Bank branch in the 4400 block of West North Avenue on Wednesday. | photo from FBI

Woman Robs Chase Bank Branch In Humboldt Park

A woman robbed a Chase Bank branch Wednesday afternoon in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood.

10/22/2014

Surveillance image of the man suspected of robbing the ABC Bank branch at 9443 S. Ashland Saturday morning. / photo from the FBI

South Side Bank Robbed

A man robbed a bank Saturday morning in the Washington Heights neighborhood on the South Side.

10/18/2014

Surveillance image of the man suspected of robbing a River Forest TCF Bank Oct. 18. / photo from the FBI

Police: River Forest Bank Robbery Suspect Caught By Patrol Officer ‘Within Minutes’

A man suspected of robbing a bank in west suburban River Forest Saturday morning was arrested mere blocks away from the bank as he tried to make his escape, authorities said.

10/18/2014

Authorities released this surveillance image of a man suspected of robbing a First Midwest Bank branch Monday in Orland Park. (FBI)

Armed Suspect Robs Orland Park Bank Branch

A gunman robbed a southwest suburban First Midwest Bank branch Monday afternoon, firing two shots inside the bank but wounding no one, authorities said.

10/13/2014

Rodrigo Medellin, 31, is believed to be the "No Boundaries Bandit." (courtesy: Town of Cicero)

“No Boundaries Bandit” Suspect Charged With South Side Bank Robbery

The alleged “No Boundaries Bandit,” who is suspected of robbing at least 13 banks in the Chicago area, has been charged in federal court with robbing a Southwest Side bank. He was arrested by Cicero police over the weekend.

09/03/2014

Surveillance photo of the “Hooded Bandit,” a man suspected of committing at least five bank robberies in the northwest suburbs this year.  (Photo from the FBI)

‘Hooded Bandit’ Robs Elk Grove Village Bank

A bank robber dubbed the “Hooded Bandit” struck his seventh northwest suburban bank Wednesday, his first robbery since April, according to the FBI.

09/03/2014

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