Man Posing as Woman Robs 2nd Chicago Bank This Year - NBC Chicago

Man Posing as Woman Robs 2nd Chicago Bank This Year

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    Surveillance images from a Monday bank robbery on the North Side.

    A man dressed as a woman robbed a West Ridge neighborhood bank Monday afternoon, notching his second armed hold-up this year, according to the FBI.

    About 3:15 p.m., he walked in with a gun and took over the Byline Bank branch at 2935 W. Peterson Ave., authorities said.

    The robber, described as a thin, 6-foot black man in his 20s, donned a blonde wig, patterned scarf and sunglasses, authorities said. He took off west through an alley.

    Investigators think the same man robbed a TCF Bank branch April 12 at 5600 N. Kimball Ave. in a similar disguise.

    Anyone with information should call the FBI at (312) 421-6700.

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