FBI releases image of mustachioed bank robber

Few details released, case turned over to FBI

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By Timothy Inklebarger

Staff Reporter

The Chicago FBI has released an image of the man who robbed the Chase Bank, 1048 Lake St., Tuesday afternoon in downtown Oak Park.

The FBI describes the robber as a light-skinned black male about 5'7" to 5'9" about 40 to 50 years old. He also wore a mustache, according to the FBI report.

The alleged robbery is pictured in security camera footage as wearing a red and black Chicago Bulls cap and a black and red jacket and carrying a backpack.

 The FBI described the robbery, which occurred at 1:38 p.m., as a non-takeover bank robbery.

No weapon was shown and Oak Park Deputy Police Chief Tony Ambrose said no one was hurt during the robbery. It is still uncertain how much money was taken. Ambrose said investigation of the robbery is the jurisdiction of the FBI.

Anyone with information about the robbery can contact the FBI at 312-421-6700. The FBI has announced there is a reward available for information leading to an arrest.

Email: tim@oakpark.com

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John Holmes from Oak Park  

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 2:52 PM

Life after a film in the adult film industry is rough

Paddy Boy  

Posted: August 22nd, 2014 12:48 PM

Who knew Jammie Foxx was in town? Was Tom Cruze driving the get away car?


Posted: August 22nd, 2014 11:06 AM

@ Puzzled....If you "look the part of a bank robber," you are doing it wrong!


Posted: August 21st, 2014 10:28 AM

@Puzzled Maybe his male modeling career collapsed because of an industrial accident that disfigured the other side of his face that we can't see?

Puzzled, what drove a guy like that to this?!  

Posted: August 20th, 2014 8:55 PM

This is one handsome dude, one natty dresser, too. He hardly looks like someone who is in need of robbing a bank...to support a high-falutin' life style maybe? Sad that he would not realize that in this day and age, banks have video cameras and they are going to get you! You can see his eyes. That Little Richard mustache is signature! Give the money back, throw yourself on the mercy of the court! Go on the straight and narrow! You do not look the part of a bank robber. What were you thinking?!

Scott from Oak Park  

Posted: August 20th, 2014 1:05 PM

Joe Frazier has really fallen on hard times..

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