Saturday, September 24, 2016

Attempted Hold-Up Of American Metro Bank On Friday

Yesterday afternoon a reader notified us that there was a heavy police presence inside American Metro Bank, at Broadway and Ainslie. We didn't know what had happened, but the FBI has filled in the blanks.



There was an attempted hold-up of the bank, located at 4878 North Broadway, around 12:30pm. No one was hurt, and no weapon was shown. The wannabe robber got away, and no money was taken.

He is described by the FBI as a "black male, light complexion, medium build, mid 40's to 50, 5'9 to 6'1. Goatee."

If you have any information, or recognize the man, please contact the FBI at 312-421-6700. There is a reward offered.

2 comments:

  1. There must be 3 bank robberies every week in Chicago. And the suburbs and I'm noticing that they are all men. Seems there a lot of desperate men out there, of all races, who aren't working or can't find work.

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    1. Three every week? Hon, there were three on FRIDAY.

      Willie Sutton probably said it best. When a reporter asked him why he robbed banks, he allegedly replied, "Because that's where the money is."

      I think the Shady Lady and the Uptown Beach Bandit might disagree with your hypothesis that all bank robbers are men.

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