Chicago, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Around 4:00 p.m., on Thursday, October 7, 2010, the FBI reports that a lone white male walked into the Chase Bank branch located at 13211 LaGrange Road, Orland Park, Illinois. He approached the teller window, handed the teller a note allegedly announcing a bank robbery, and verbally threatened harm if his demands for cash were not met, the FBI reports. Witnesses observed a hammer on the side of the shoulder bag that the robber had carried into the bank. After getting an undisclosed amount of cash, the robber fled the bank. He was observed getting into the passenger side of a black mid-1990’s Chevrolet Cavalier, possibly a Z24, with no plates on the front or back. The getaway driver and the bank robber fled the bank parking lot and drove east. There were no injuries reported as a result of this robbery. It is not known at this time if these individuals are responsible for any other robberies in the area. Investigation is continuing.
The alleged bank robber is described as: white male, 20-25 years of age, 6’-6’3” tall, wearing a orange shoulder length wig, tan baseball cap, blue canvas button down shirt, and blue jeans. (photos attached)
The alleged getaway driver is described as: white male, 30 years old, heavy set, round face, couple-weeks growth facial hair, black/thinning hair.
If anyone has any information regarding this robbery, please contact the Chicago Office of the FBI at 312/421-6700 or the Orland Park Police Department at 708/349-4111.
For more information about this bank robbery and other unsolved Chicago area bank robbery cases, including downloadable photos, please visit the Bandit Tracker Chicago website at www.bandittrackerchicago.com