Lincoln Park bank robbed Friday afternoon

The FBI is seeking this man in connection with a Lincoln Park bank robbery. | FBI

Chicago police and the FBI are looking for the man who robbed a Lincoln Park bank Friday afternoon.

The man entered Fifth Third Bank, 2401 North Halsted around 3:40 p.m., and presented a note that demanded money and claimed he was armed with a gun, according to a CPD report. He collected about $1,000 and fled eastbound on Fullerton.

Another image of the suspect | FBI

According to witnesses and surveillance images, the robber is between 50- and 60-years-old, about 6’3″ tall, 180 pounds, and has scarring on his face. He has blue eyes and wore a blue and white-striped shirt with dark pants.

Anyone with information about the robber can contact the FBI’s Chicago Field Office at 312-421-6700 or tips.fbi.gov.

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