Bank Robbery at MB Financial on Golf Rd, Skokie After Attempt at Chase Bank on Elmhurst Rd, Mount Prospect

Skokie police responded about 11:40 AM Wednesday to a report of a bank robbery at MB Financial 4801 Golf Road Skokie, IL. Police received a report of a bank robbery at the MB Financial Bank after a bank robber passed a not to a bank teller.

The offender did not display a weapon, but kept his hand inside a blue-and-black duffel bag. He left with an unknown amount of money.

Police believe the offender also attempted to rob the Mount Prospect Chase Bank, 1190 S. Elmhurst Road, just before 11 a.m. In Mount Prospect the offender handed a teller a note, but the teller was distracted with other teller work. The offender walked out of the bank without any money.

The bank robber's physical description from witness accounts and video surveillance were matched at both locations.

The offender was described as a black male with dark complexion, about 5' 10" with a large build. He ws wearing a dark-colored baseball cap with a "C" logo on the front, sunglasses, a black short-sleeved T-shirt and dark-to-medium-gray pants.

Mount Prospect police, Skokie police and the FBI all are investigating. Citizens with information are asked to call the Skokie Police Department at 847-982-5900 or the crime tip hotline at 847-933-8477.

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