The bandit is described as a black woman 30-40, about 5-foot-3 to 5-foot-5 with medium to long dark hair, according to the FBI. She has been seen wearing a large floppy straw hat, sunglasses and either a green jacket, tan cardigan or light gray hoodie.
The bank attached to an Ultra Foods at 601 W. 14th St. was robbed Tuesday at 10:47 a.m., according to the FBI.
A weapon was not shown and no one was injured in the robbery, the FBI said.
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.
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.
The robbery happened about 10:35 a.m. at the TCF Bank branch inside a Jewel-Osco at 1952 W. Galena Blvd. in Aurora, according to an Aurora police statement.
William Rozelle, 30, allegedly presented his photo ID and Social Security number while trying to open checking and savings accounts, but left the bank after being told there was a fee to open accounts, then later returned and robbed the same bank.
A Chicago woman dubbed the “Shady Bandit” by the FBI and suspected of robbing several North Side banks is charged with robbing a TCF Bank in the Uptown neighborhood in February.
A suspect was arrested Monday morning after robbing a TCF Bank branch inside a Jewel grocery store in Portage Park.
A woman who was already suspected of robbing at least two North Side banks since April robbed a third on Wednesday afternoon.
A prostitute given $300 in dye-stained $20 bills led police to the home of the man suspected of robbing a northwest suburban bank while wielding a hammer, according to the FBI.
Police say that a man armed with a hammer who robbed a bank Monday in northwest suburban Park Ridge visited three other bank branches in the northwest suburb before the robbery.
A woman robbed a Lakeview bank Tuesday afternoon on the city’s North Side.
A 39-year-old man has been charged with robbing a Lincoln Park bank with his face wrapped in tape, but federal authorities have not yet officially tied him to a string of bank robberies committed by the so-called “Mummy Bandit.”
A bank branch inside of a North Side grocery store was robbed Saturday morning.
Robbers struck a bank branch on the city’s Southwest Side and a credit union in Waukegan on Wednesday.
One man suffered minor cuts and another refused medical attention after an accident at a Lincoln Park intersection early Friday sent one of the vehicles into a bank building.
Judge Matthew Kennelly wore the nun costume to test out Navahcia Edwards’ defense that the May 2011 heist of a TCF Bank she worked at in south suburban Palos Heights was in fact carried out by a white robber, not an African-American like her.
A TCF Bank located in a Jewel at 7910 South Cicero Ave. in Burbank was robbed at approximately 9:50 a.m., according to a release from the Burbank Police Department.
A woman who allegedly robbed a South Side Washington Heights neighborhood bank last month apparently returned to try again but Friday morning, but was thwarted by sharp-eyed bank employees.