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$25,000 reward offered for info on bank robber who shot teller in Bolingbrook

Published: Monday, Aug. 11, 2014 1:15 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 6:17 p.m. CDT
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(Mark Busch - mbusch@shawmedia.com)
MAIN: Bolingbrook police officers work outside the First Midwest Bank at the intersection of Route 53 and Boughton Road after it was robbed Aug. 11. INSET: A surveillance image of the suspect.
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(Mark Busch - mbusch@shawmedia.com)
Law enforcement personnel talk outside the First Midwest Bank at the intersection of Route 53 and Boughton Road after it was robbed Aug. 11.
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A female employee was shot during an armed robbery of First Midwest Bank, 450 N. Bolingbrook Drive, around noon Monday.

BOLINGBROOK – Authorities are still looking for a bank robber who shot a teller in the arm during a bank robbery at the First Midwest Bank in Bolingbrook on Aug. 11.

Authorities are searching for a black man in his early 20s about 6-foot, 190 pounds. He was wearing jeans, a black hoody, a red hat with a Chicago Bulls logo and a black bandana with white markings, and was last seen leaving on foot in an unknown direction from the bank, 450 N. Bolingbrook Drive, around noon Aug. 11.

A $25,000 reward for information leading to the man's arrest has been offered on the website BanditTrackerChicago.com.

The bank teller avoided serious injury, according to Joan Hyde, a spokeswoman for the FBI's Chicago office. The FBI is handling the investigation.

Hyde said the suspect got away with an undisclosed amount of cash, adding that a handgun was used in the robbery.

The FBI has offered an undisclosed reward for anyone with information regarding the crime. They're asked to call the FBI's Chicago office at 312-421-6700.

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