Chase Bank robber may have tried and failed to hit PNC Bank earlier in the day

The FBI in Chicago says a man who successfully robbed a Chase Bank on Wednesday may have attempted to rob a PNC Bank earlier in the day.

Around 5:10 p.m., the FBI says they responded to a robbery at a Chase Bank located at 3204 W. Irving Park Rd. on the city's Northwest Side.

The suspect used a note to demand cash, the FBI said. A weapon was not shown.


No injuries were reported, and the suspect fled on foot.

The suspect is described as a white man with blonde hair, about 40 to 50 years old, standing 5-foot-5, and wearing a gray jacket, blue jeans and blue surgical mask.

Photo on left is of Chase Bank robbery, two photos on right are of PNC Bank attempted robbery | FBI

The FBI says the suspect's description was similar to a person who tried to rob a PNC Bank earlier in the day at 1955 N. Damen Ave. in the Logan Square neighborhood. Details in that incident weren't immediately available.

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