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Search On for Suspect Who Robbed Oak Lawn Bank

Robber knocks off TCF bank branch inside of Jewel, cops say.

FBI photo of man who allegedly robbed the TCF Bank branch June 10, 2014  in Oak Lawn, IL. | BanditTrackerChicago
FBI photo of man who allegedly robbed the TCF Bank branch June 10, 2014 in Oak Lawn, IL. | BanditTrackerChicago

The FBI is searching for a man who robbed a bank located inside an Oak Lawn supermarket on Tuesday morning.

At approximately 10:21 a.m., a male black in his mid-20s walked up to the TCF Bank branch located inside the Jewel Food Store at 8801 S. Ridgeland Avenue.

Oak Lawn police said the robber passed a note to a bank employee demanding money in what is being described as a “non-takeover” bank robbery. No weapon was displayed.

The robber fled the bank on foot, police said.

Information on the FBI-run BanditTrackerChicago website did not indicate if money was turned over to the bank robber.

The suspect is described as skinny, about 5-foot-10-inches and 160 pounds. He was wearing a black hoodie with an unknown design, and black baseball cap with the letter “F” on it.

There is no indication that this is the same suspect who robbed a bank in Mt. Greenwood on Monday afternoon, an FBI spokeswoman said.

The TCF branch at the Jewel on Ridgeland was also robbed in June 2012.

Anyone with information about the suspect or robbery is asked to contact the FBI at 312-421-6700.


soxside rick June 12, 2014 at 09:49 AM
How about we put border crossings up from the scum neighborhoods, into the good neighborhoods. If you have no business in my community then there is no reason to be in it. Take the scum way around it... last time I I drove by the Thornton quarry it was still empty, I know what we can full it with....
OakLawnGuy June 12, 2014 at 11:54 AM
Because (A) in the case of TCF it's so easy to get in and out, (B) in the case of Oak Lawn it's so easy to get in and out, and (C) because non-whites don't really stick out like sore thumbs here.
soxside rick June 12, 2014 at 03:04 PM
Oh and btw some of these comments might be mixed with ones for the mt greenwood robbery also.. I live in the WOOD and have a rental off 87th and ridgeland on burbank side.... just in case Mr Scorpio decides to be a teacher and point out my wrongs....
RALPH MALPH June 14, 2014 at 12:08 AM
Would love to voice my honest opinion but have to watch what I say or I will get deleted .

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