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FBI search for Downers Grove bank robbery suspect

Published: Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 2:04 p.m. CST • Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 9:49 p.m. CST
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At approximately 11 a.m. Friday, a man wearing a black and white checkered jacket and white gloves was accused of robbing the American Chartered Bank on Butterfield Road in Downers Grove.
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A man is suspected of robbing the American Chartered Bank at 2205 Butterfield Road in Downers Grove on Friday.

DOWNERS GROVE – The FBI and Downers Grove police are looking for a man suspected of robbing the American Chartered Bank at 2205 Butterfield Road just before 11 a.m. Friday.

The robber was described by witnesses as a black man in his 20s or early 30s, about 5 feet, 7 inches tall with a thin build, a light complexion and a scruffy face. He wore a black-and-white checkered hat, a black-and-white checkered and zippered jacket, blue jeans and white gloves, according to the FBI.

According to witnesses, the suspect made a verbal demand for money, implying he had a weapon and keeping one hand inside a jacket pocket.

He left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No injuries were reported in connection with the robbery.

Bank surveillance photos, if available, will be posted to www.bandittrackerchicago.com.

The FBI request anyone with information about this robbery, or any of the other unsolved robberies featured on that website, to contact the Chicago office of the FBI at 312-421-6700.

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