Serial bank robber strikes again on Mag Mile: FBI

Surveillance images show a man suspected of robbing four downtown Chicago banks since September 19, 2023. | FBI

CHICAGO — A serial robber who has been targeting bank branches along Michigan Avenue struck again on Friday morning, according to the FBI. We first told you about the guy last month after his third holdup attempt in the Loop.

The feds say he moved north of the river for his fourth attempt, which occurred at Citibank, 539 North Michigan, around 10:10 a.m. Friday. He displayed a gun and demanded cash from a teller, according to an FBI media alert.

He did not make any money during his first three robbery attempts, which occurred at Citibank, 100 South Michigan, around 3:30 p.m. on September 19 and at Citibank’s 180 North Michigan location at 3:35 p.m. on October 11 and 2:50 p.m. on November 7.

Tips can be shared with the agency’s Chicago field office at 312-421-6700 or online at tips.fbi.gov. They are offering a reward of up to $1,000 that leads directly to the man’s arrest and conviction.

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