Wednesday, August 19, 2015

SAY CHEESE: Poorly-Disguised Man Robs Uptown Bank

It shouldn't be too hard to ID the guy who the FBI says robbed a PNC Bank at 4400 N. Broadway at 11 o'clock this morning.

He had sunglasses. but they were on top of his head.

He has distinctive tattoos, but he didn't cover them up.

And the bank gave him a dye pack in the money.

Nonetheless, he's still on the loose.

Witnesses told police that the man came into the Uptown bank and presented a note to the teller while also saying, "give me money and nobody will get hurt."

He got the money—about $500 worth—and then fled in an unknown direction.

The offender is described as a white man in mid-40's to early 50's. He's about 6' tall, 200 pounds, balding, unshaven, has a forearm full of tattoos, and wore a gray T-Shirt with the letters USA written in red, white, and blue letters.

Image: The suspect is seen in a bank surveillance image from the FBI.
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  1. Another "troubled youth." The Center on Halsted should provide him with assistance and the Crib should give him a free place to sleep and the Broadway Youth Ministry should feed him.

  2. I don't see how a bank can survive in that anti-everything area. He was probably their first customer in a week. Lord knows the abundance of cash-only businesses in Uptown have no use for a bank either.

  3. He's not even trying!

    1. Ya, one has to wonder, he realizes they have cameras and yet makes no effort at all to conceal himself. Either so desperate his brain is stuck in neutral, he wants to be caught, or just plain stupid. And all for a bit of money marked from a dye pack.

  4. How easy is it to be a criminal in Chicago, I mean other than those we elect into office?

  5. Looks like he wants to be caught and have a place to stay for years.
    Funny thing is if you were to turn him in for a reward it would be more then he got lol.

  6. It is true that it seems more frustrating and difficult to stand in line and deal with a teller to make a deposit than it does to just rob the place and walk away.