First Merit Bank

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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.


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.


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.


Bank Robbery

Bank Branches In Loop, Norridge Robbed Friday

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.


Tire Iron Bandit

FBI Seeks Tire Iron-Wielding Bank Robber

Police are asking for your help in finding a robber in southwest suburban Willowbrook, who has been dubbed the “Tire Iron Bandit.”

CBS Chicago–01/05/2012

Bank Robbery Scene

Cops Nab Suspects In Middle Of Bank Heist

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.

CBS Chicago–05/19/2011

Surveillance footage of a suspected bank robber who hit the First Merit Bank in Willow Springs on Monday. (Credit: FBI)

FBI Releases Photos Of Willow Springs Robbery Suspect

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.