Bank robbed on Southwest Side

bankrob112715_copy.jpg

Surveillance footage from a Wednesday bank robbery in Garfield Ridge | FBI

Someone robbed a bank Wednesday afternoon in the Garfield Ridge neighborhood on the Southwest Side.

The person walked into the Byline Bank branch at 6859 W. Archer Ave. about 1:30 p.m. and made off with an unspecified amount of cash, according to the FBI.

The robber is described as a white male with brown hair, between 5-foot-6 and 6-feet with a medium build. He was wearing a light button-down shirt, a dark suit and glasses, authorities said.

He didn’t show a weapon and no one was hurt.

Anyone with information should call the FBI at (312) 421-6700.


The Latest
Wayne Smith shares his experience as a blind person in Chicago, and what we all could do to better accommodate people with special needs.
With no explanation, the two men abruptly refuse to take their parents’ calls.
The Railsplitters avenged last season’s championship loss to Nazareth with a resounding 60-44 IHSA Class 3A state championship win over Glenwood. Froebe set a Class 3A championship scoring record with her dominant 36-point performance.