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Evanston Police responded to a bank robbery that occurred today at approximately 3:30PM at the Chase Bank located at 901 Grove St. Police learned that a single male offender had entered the bank and approached a teller window presenting a note that implied the offender was armed with a gun and demanded money. Approximately, over $2,600 in U.S. Currency was obtained by the offender.
The bank surveillance cameras caught a photo of the offender, who then left the bank and was viewed on area surveillance cameras walking eastbound onGrove Streetcontinuing acrossSherman Avenue.
The description is a male/white or possibly Hispanic, 35-45 years of age, 5’8”, heavy build, black baseball style hat, sun-glasses, blue button down shirt, black pants, wearing a dark colored back pack with a green zipper.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation also responded to the scene to investigate the incident. No injuries were reported during this robbery and a weapon was never displayed during this incident. Police searched the area and as of this time, the offender is still at large.
Anyone with information regarding this bank robbery are asked to either call the Evanston Police Department Detective Bureau at (847)866-5000, utilize the text-a-tip program by texting to CRIMES (274637) withEPDTIP in the message line or calling the Federal Bureau of Investigation Chicago Field Division at (312) 421-6700