Wigged Bandit Robs North Center Jewel-Osco

A man robbed a TCF Bank branch inside a North Center neighborhood Jewel-Osco store Thursday afternoon on the North Side.

It happened at 3:40 p.m. at 4250 N. Lincoln Ave., according to the FBI.

The robber is described as a 6-foot, 130-pound black man in his 20s, wearing a black wig and sunglasses over a black hooded sweatshirt with red sleeves, dark jeans and gray shoes. He didn’t show a weapon, authorities said.

The FBI is offering a cash reward for information leading to an arrest. Tips can be left at (312) 421-6700.

At least 175 banks have been robbed in the Chicago area this year, according to the FBI. Last year, 144 bank were held up.

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