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Monday, July 16, 2012

Robberies of TCF Bank Branches in Westchester and Schaumburg


FBI agents responded to a bank robbery that occurred yesterday at approximately 11 a.m. at the TCF Bank branch located at 2128 South Mannheim, Westchester, Illinois. The robber was described by witnesses as a black male in his mid-20s wearing a dark shirt and a tan baseball cap. He approached a teller and presented a demand note. The robber implied he had a weapon but did not display one during the course of the robbery, and there were no injuries reported. Witnesses said that the robber was accompanied by a second individual described as a male wearing a grey sweatshirt and pants and a blue baseball cap.

The same robber is believed to have struck a second time yesterday. The TCF Bank branch at 2501 Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg, Illinois, was robbed at approximately 2:00 p.m. by an individual matching the description of the robber from Westchester. The robber again presented a note and implied that he had a weapon.

At both locations, the robber fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Photos and additional information about the robberies is available at www.bandittrackerchicago.com. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chicago office of the FBI at 312-421-6700 or local police.

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