Rewards Offered After North Side Bank Robberies

The FBI is offering rewards for information that leads them to the men who have separately held up two North Side banks.

The Lincoln Square robbery suspect is seen in bank surveillance images. | FBI

Around 1:30 p.m. on Thursday, a man robbed the Lincoln Square US Bank at 4725 North Western, the FBI said.

The offender is described as a slim white man in his mid-30’s who stands about 6’1” tall. The man wore a black jacket, glasses, and carried a gray messenger bag.

No weapon was seen during the hold-up.

The Uptown robbery suspect is seen in bank surveillance images. | FBI

Then, around 6:15 p.m. on Friday, a different man passed a hold-up note to the teller at TCF Bank, 4355 North Sheridan Road in Uptown.

This offender is described as being a white man between 25- and 35-years-old with blonde facial hair. He stands about 6-feet tall, weighs about 190 pounds, and he wore a dark colored jacket and a knit hat, the FBI said.

Anyone with information about the men is invited to stake a claim on some tasty Federal reward cash by calling the FBI Chicago at (312) 421-6700.

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