The FBI announced on Friday that it has identified a second offender who participated in the robbery of a Loop bank branch last month.
Police halted CTA subway service briefly as they searched for a female suspect after the hold-up at Fifth Third Bank, 57 East Randolph, around 3:45 p.m. on Nov. 22.
A GPS tracker hidden in the stolen money led investigators around the Loop near Daley Plaza, but the search ended without any arrests being made.
One day later, the FBI issued a set of images showing a female bank robber who they said was responsible for the crime.
But, now, the agency says a man was also involved.
In an updated bulletin released Friday morning, the FBI said a man served as lookout while the woman went into the bank and announced the robbery.
After getting money, the couple fled into the downtown pedway system and eventually took a taxicab to near 70th Street and Ashland Avenue in the Englewood neighborhood, according to the FBI.
Investigators said the man is about 6-feet tall, and 190-210 pounds. The woman is 26- to 30-years-old and stands 5’0″ to 5’02”, the FBI said.
The bureau is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that leads directly to the robbers’ arrests. Anyone with information may contact the agency’s Chicago office at 312-421-6700.
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