By AARON GETTINGER
The FBI believes the suspect who robbed BankFinancial on Dec. 14 struck again on Christmas Eve afternoon when a suspect robbed Hyde Park Bank, 1525 E. 53rd St.
According to the University of Chicago Police Department, at 12:21 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 24, a suspect handed a bank teller a note demanding cash and implying he had a weapon, though he displayed none. The suspect fled after the teller complied.
The FBI describes the suspect as a 5-foot 9-inch black man with a dark complexion in his 30s or 40s with a medium build weighing 170 to 200 pounds.
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading directly to his arrest; the Chicago field office’s number is 312-421-6700. They warn that he should be considered armed and dangerous.
The Herald has sought comment from Hyde Park Bank.