FBI offers $5K reward for Elgin bank robber

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Surveillance footage of a man who robbed an Elgin bank Nov. 16. | FBI

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the man who robbed a bank Monday morning in northwest suburban Elgin.

The robbery happened at the PNC Bank branch at 28 N. Grove St. about 10 a.m., according to Elgin police.

The suspect made a threatening demand for money, and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to police and the FBI. No one was hurt.

He is described as a black man about 35, 5-foot-11 to 6-foot-1 and 180 pounds. He was wearing a black hat, sunglasses, and gray or tan fleece, authorities said.

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information. Anyone who recognizes the suspect should call the FBI at (312) 421-6700.

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