Serial robber strikes again, targeting his 9th downtown bank since May

A prolific bank robber pulled off his ninth downtown bank robbery since May 2 on Monday afternoon, according to the FBI. This time, he targeted a bank in River North, marking his first hold-up outside of the Loop.

The robber is seen pulling off his heist in Rive North on June 27, 2022. | FBI

The FBI said he robbed Bank of America, 515 North LaSalle, around 2:48 p.m. yesterday, escaping with about $1,500, according to a CPD report.

The same man robbed two banks in about 30 minutes last Thursday. So far, though, the FBI is still offering a reward of just $1,000 for information that leads directly to his arrest and conviction.

The FBI released these additional surveillance images of the robber. | FBI

The agency said the man has robbed:

The FBI said the man is 5’5″ to 5’8″ tall and is in his 50s or 60s. Its Chicago field office can be contacted at 312-421-6700.

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