Bank robber, hunted down by security guard, had 3 rough drafts of holdup note in his pocket, FBI says

Kendall Jones, inset, is seen with a surveillance image of the robber, the holdup note, and three rough drafts. (U.S. District Court records)

CHICAGO — A man faces federal bank robbery charges after the bank security guard chased him down and allegedly found him carrying three rough drafts of the holdup note he handed to a teller.

The robbery occurred around 10:15 a.m. Tuesday at Chase Bank, 10 South Dearborn, in the Loop.

According to a federal complaint filed by an FBI agent, the robber asked a teller about opening an account and then passed a note to the teller, asking if it would suffice as identification.

“Give me as much money possible!! No more then $2000. This is ur chance to help fight back the Gov with all the money they stole from us first!” the note read. “I do not have a gun but I do have a knife which is way more painful!!! If u alert the police and I go to jail for this I will have my outside contacts track you down! If not u then your family!! Now start giving me dat shit!”

The teller handed over $500: two $100 bills, four $50 bills, four $20 bills, and a $10 bill, the complaint said.

A bank security guard chased the robber into a nearby highrise and brought him out in handcuffs, according to the complaint, which identified the robber as Kendall Jones.

The complaint said Jones, wearing the same clothes as the robber, had three different versions of the holdup note in his possession, along with two $100 bills, four $50 bills, four $20 bills, and a $10 bill.

Photojournalist Keith Yearman was at the scene as Chicago police took custody of Jones.

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