Bank robber strikes Elmhurst, Western Springs on same day, FBI says

Police released a photo of a man wanted for robbing the First Merit Bank Branch on North Avenue in Elmhurst on Monday at 1 p.m. The FBI says the man implied he had a weapon but did not show one.
March 18, 2014 8:57:47 AM PDT
The same man may be responsible for two bank robberies on the same day, according to the FBI.

Police released a photo of a man wanted for robbing the First Merit Bank Branch on North Avenue in Elmhurst on Monday at 1 p.m. The FBI says the man implied he had a weapon but did not show one.

About three hours later, a man in similar clothing hit the First Merit Bank in Western Springs.

No one was hurt in either robbery.

The man is described as in his 40s, wearing a tan jacket and carrying a black bag.


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