FBI seeks West Loop bank robber

The FBI is offering a modest reward for information that leads them to the man who robbed a West Loop bank branch Wednesday afternoon.

According to a CPD report, the man handed a note demanding money to a teller at Chase Bank, 420 West Van Buren, around 4:51 p.m. He fled with an undetermined amount of cash.

FBI images of the bank robber | FBI

The FBI described the robber as a White male who stands 6’3” tall and weighs about 200 pounds. He wore a black knit hat, black hoodie, and jeans.

Anyone with information about the suspect can contact the FBI’s Chicago field office at 312-421-6700.

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