First Merit 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.
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.
A man who is suspected in two other bank robberies struck again in the South Side Back of the Yards neighborhood Tuesday afternoon.
Bank branches in the Loop and the near northwest suburb of Norridge were robbed Friday, bring the total number of bank robberies in the Chicago area in 2012 to at least 48.
Police are asking for your help in finding a robber in southwest suburban Willowbrook, who has been dubbed the “Tire Iron Bandit.”
Three suspects, two of them armed, are in police custody after jumping behind the counter and robbing a bank Thursday morning before police nabbed them in mid-getaway in the Wicker Park neighborhood.
The FBI is looking for help in nabbing a bank robbery suspect who hit a Willow Springs bank for the second time in nearly six months.