DES PLAINES (Fox 32 News) – A man who robbed a northwest suburban bank Friday evening is also suspected of robbing four other Chicago area banks this year.
The FBI responded about 6:30 p.m. to the non-takeover bank robbery at the Fifth Third Bank branch at 845 S. Elmhurst Road in Des Plaines, according to the FBI.
The suspect was described as a 5-foot-8 to 6-foot white man in his 20s to mid-30s with a thin-to-medium build and brown hair, according to the FBI. He was wearing black sunglasses, a black jacket, blue jeans, a black shirt and brown shoes with a white sole.
The man is also suspected of four other non-takeover bank robberies that happened:
- about 4:10 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Fifth Third Bank branch at 2323 63rd St. in Woodridge;
- about 5:15 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Fifth Third Bank branch at 1645 Larkin Ave. in Elgin;
- about 4:50 p.m. at the Chase Bank branch at 175 McHenry Road in Buffalo Grove; and
- about 1:50 p.m. July 22 at the Fifth Third Bank branch at 7150 Mannheim Road in Rosemont.
Anyone with information on the bank robberies should contact the FBI at (312) 421-6700.