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Man robs second Far South Side bank in two weeks

Authorities are searching for a man who has robbed two Morgan Park neighborhood banks on the Far South Side in the last two weeks.

Surveillance photo of a man suspected in two recent bank robberies in the Morgan Park neighborhood. / photo from the FBI

The most recent robbery happened Thursday afternoon at a Fifth Third Bank branch at 11850 S. Marshfield, according to the FBI.

The man walked into the bank about 3:30 p.m. and implied he had a weapon while handing the teller a note demanding money, police said. He then ran away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The same man is suspected of robbing a U.S. Bank branch at 11150 S. Western on Nov. 8, according to the FBI.

About 10:40 a.m., a man walked into the bank and handed a note to the teller demanding money, police said. He then took an unknown amount of cash and ran out of the bank.

Surveillance photo of a man suspected in two recent bank robberies in the Morgan Park neighborhood. / photo from the FBI

No weapon was shown during either robbery and no one was hurt, authorities said.

The suspect is described as a black man, between 40 and 50 years old, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10, with brown eyes, facial hair and marks on his face, according to the FBI. He has been seen wearing a black coat to his knees.

Anyone with information about the suspect or the robberies is asked to call the FBI Chicago office at (312) 421-6700.