Ravenswood bank robber had ‘rough, working hands,’ FBI says

The Chase Bank at 1809 West Lawrence (left) was robbed by the man seen in these surveillance photos, according to the FBI. | Google; FBI

CHICAGO — The FBI’s Chicago field office is looking for a man with “rough, working hands” who robbed a Ravenswood bank on Saturday morning. And they’re offering up to $1,000 for information that results in his arrest.

Around 11:06 a.m., the man seen in these surveillance photos walked into Chase Bank, 1809 West Lawrence, and handed a note to the teller, according to an FBI bulletin. The note reportedly asked for $9,000 in cash.

He fled after receiving an undisclosed amount of money.

The FBI’s bulletin said the robber wore a hoodie with the letters BMW on the front. He is Hispanic, in his 30s, about 5’7″ tall, and 180 pounds, according to the agency. “He was reported to have rough, working hands and also had a mustache and some facial hair,” the FBI notice said.

Tips can be shared with the FBI’s Chicago office by calling 312-421-6700. Information can also be submitted online at tips.fbi.gov.

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