North Center Bank Robbed Thursday Afternoon

This man is wanted in connection with a Thursday morning bank robbery at 3401 North Western. | FBI

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads them to the man who robbed a North Center bank this afternoon.

The man entered Byline Bank at 3401 North Western around 2:40 p.m. and demanded money, according to the bureau.

Witnesses said the offender was last seen heading westbound on Roscoe Street after the hold-up.

Police said the robber is a white man between 50- and 60-years-old who stands about 6-feet tall. The teller noticed that he was wearing “therapeutic shoes.”

Anyone with information regarding the robbery should contact the FBI’s Chicago Field Office at (312) 421-6700.

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