BRIEF: Police, FBI seek 2 for suburban bank robberies
Mar 02, 2013 (Chicago Tribune - McClatchy-Tribune Information Services via COMTEX) --
Authorities are investigating separate bank robberies today in northwest suburban Elgin and west suburban Lyons, according to police and the FBI.
An unknown person entered Elgin's Fifth Third Bank, 1645 Larkin Ave., and announced a robbery about 9:15 a.m., according to a statement from Elgin police.
The robber left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and fled in an unknown direction, the statement read. No one was hurt.
The robber is a Hispanic man with a medium to dark complexion, is 5-foot-2 to 5-foot-6, has a medium build and is in his mid 30s. He was wearing a black hoodie with a blue baseball cap underneath it, blue jeans and white gloves, according to Hyde.
A separate bank robbery happened in Lyons this afternoon, according to officials.
At 12:05 p.m., a man entered the Standard Bank at 8601 W. Ogden Ave. and robbed it, according to Hyde.
The robber is a black man about 30 years old who is about 5-foot-8, according to Hyde. He was wearing eyeglasses, a dark hat and a tan-colored jacket, and fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to Hyde.
It was not immediately clear if he was armed.
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