Bank Robbed in West Suburbs, FBI Says

A bank was robbed Tuesday night in west suburban Addison.

The robbery happened about 6 p.m. at the Chase Bank branch at 1600 W. Lake St., the FBI said.

The male suspect demanded money, then left with an undisclosed amount of cash, heading west on Lake Street, according to Addison police. He implied he had a firearm, but no weapon was displayed during the robbery.

The robber was described as a 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-11 man in his 20s or 30s with black hair and a small build, according to the FBI. He wore a black knit winter hat, black hooded zip-up jacket, red gloves and a multicolored scarf.

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading directly to the suspect’s arrest, according to the FBI. Anyone with information should contact the FBI’s Chicago Field Office at (312) 421-6700 or Addison police at (630) 543-3080.

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