Reward Offered in Elgin Bank Robbery
Michael J. Anderson, Special Agent in Charge of the Chicago office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced today a reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to the identification and arrest of the suspect or suspects responsible for robbing a bank in northwest suburban Chicago yesterday.
At approximately 10 a.m., an unidentified male entered the Union National Bank branch located at 101 East Chicago in Elgin (Illinois). After approaching a teller, he made a threatening demand for money and then escaped with an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency. No physical injuries were reported in connection with this robbery.
Witnesses describe the suspect as a male, white, 6’1” to 6’ 3” tall, weighing around 190 pounds, with a medium build, a bald head and green eyes. He was seen wearing a dark colored Adidas brand sweatshirt. He is considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone recognizing this suspect or having information about his whereabouts is strongly encouraged to contact local police or the Chicago Field Office of the FBI at (312) 421-6700. This case is being investigated by the FBI in coordination with local authorities.
Photographs and additional information about this case, as well as information about other unsolved bank robberies in the Chicago area, can be found online at http://bandittrackerchicago.com.