Authorities reportedly were able to zero in on the suspect through a GPS device that had been placed in a bag of money he took from First American Bank, 33 W. Monroe.
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.
A man dubbed the “Phantom Bandit” for his ability to rob banks and then disappear was very much there when police arrested him for the alleged theft of nearly $1,000 in liquor from a Barrington grocery store.
A man who robbed a bank in north suburban Skokie on Wednesday also tried to rob a bank in northwest suburban Mount Prospect earlier in the morning, according to police.
Michael Feterick, also known as “Michael Retterly,” was charged Wednesday with robbing the Fifth Third branch at 1745 S. Eastwood Dr. in Woodstock.
A man suspected of robbing a northwest suburban Fifth Third Bank branch last month struck again Wednesday morning, this time in Woodstock.
Authorities gave him that nickname because most of the heists happened between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m.
A man suspected of robbing a Near West Side bank last week held up another bank branch Monday, officials said.
The robbery happened about 4:15 p.m. Monday at the Fifth Third Bank branch at 265 West Virginia Street, according to a statement from Crystal Lake police.
Schaumburg police have released surveillance images of a woman who robbed a Harris Bank Monday morning.
A man who robbed a Byline Bank branch Thursday afternoon in the Dunning neighborhood on the Northwest Side is also suspected of robbing a southwest suburban bank in December, the FBI said.
A man caught by Chicago Police with money sticking out of his pockets just minutes after a North Side bank was robbed Tuesday morning is now facing federal charges, according to the FBI.
A man who robbed a southwest suburban Hometown bank Friday morning is suspected of two other Southwest Side bank robberies throughout the last several months.
A man robbed a bank on the city’s Near North Side Saturday morning.
FBI officials say the “Play-Along Bandit” struck once again Wednesday morning at a Kenwood neighborhood bank on the South Side, his ninth suspected bank robbery in less than three months.
The suspects, both showing handguns, walked into the U.S. Bank branch at 600 W. 37th St. about 9:20 a.m., the FBI said. They then ran away with an undisclosed amount of cash.
A man robbed a Bank of America branch Saturday afternoon in the Wicker Park neighborhood, his third since December, authorities said.
The suspect, who displayed a black pistol, robbed the North Community Bank branch at 1555 N. Damen Ave. about 10 a.m. Friday.
The most recent robbery happened Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bank branch at 10705 Broadway in Crown Point, according to the FBI.
A man who robbed a bank Saturday morning in the Marquette Park neighborhood on the Southwest Side is suspected of robbing the same bank in November.