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Surveillance image of the Play-Along Bandit / photo from the FBI

‘Play-Along Bandit’ Strikes Again With 9th Heist

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.

01/18/2015

Surveillance footage of a bank robbery in Bridgeport. (Photo credit: FBI)

FBI: Armed And masked Suspects Rob Bridgeport Bank

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.

01/13/2015

Surveillance image of a man suspected of two West Town bank robberies in December. / photo from the FBI

FBI: Wicker Park Bank Robbery Is Man’s Third

A man robbed a Bank of America branch Saturday afternoon in the Wicker Park neighborhood, his third since December, authorities said.

01/11/2015

Surveillance image of the man suspected of robbing the North Community Bank branch at 1555 N. Damen Ave. (FBI)

‘Takeover’ Bandit Robs Wicker Park Bank

The suspect, who displayed a black pistol, robbed the North Community Bank branch at 1555 N. Damen Ave. about 10 a.m. Friday.

01/09/2015

Surveillance photo of the suspet who robbed a Fifth Third Bank branch Dec. 8 in Cary. (Photo from the FBI)

Man Suspected In Three Bank Robberies Strikes Again

The most recent robbery happened Wednesday at the BMO Harris Bank branch at 10705 Broadway in Crown Point, according to the FBI.

01/08/2015

Surveillance image of the man suspected of robbing the U.S. Bank branch at 3525 W. 63rd St. / photo from the FBI

FBI: Man Robs Marquette Park Bank Twice

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.

01/03/2015

Surveillance image of the man suspected of robbing a Bank of America in Addison. | photo from the FBI

Bank Robbed In Addison

A Bank of American branch was robbed Friday afternoon in west suburban Addison.

01/03/2015

Surveillance image of one of the two robbers who held up a bank at 3555 N. Harlem Ave. on Monday. (Credit: FBI)

Pair Robs Bank In Dunning

About 3:55 p.m., the males walked in the bank at 3555 N. Harlem Ave., showed a weapon and demanded money from the teller, police said.

01/02/2015

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Gunman Robs Western Springs Bank

The robbery happened Tuesday at a First Merit Bank branch at 5450 Wolf Rd. at 4:10 p.m., according to a statement from Western Springs police.

12/31/2014

Surveillance image of a man suspected of two West Town bank robberies in December. / photo from the FBI

Man Robs West Town Bank

A man robbed who robbed a bank in the West Town neighborhood Friday afternoon is suspected of robbing another earlier this month, authorities said.

12/27/2014

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

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