Man gets 15 months in prison for trying to rob Lake View bank

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Surveillance photo of the man who tried to rob a Lake View bank in 2014. | FBI

A man has been sentenced to 15 months in prison for trying to rob a Lake View bank in 2014.

Joseph Cook, 44, pleaded guilty to one count of attempted bank robbery, according to a judgment filed Thursday in U.S. District Court.

Cook tried to rob a Chase Bank branch at 3032 N. Clark St. at 2:27 p.m. on Aug. 19, 2014, according to the FBI. He did not have a weapon and did not get away with any cash.

Cook, of Chicago, was sentenced to 15 months in federal prison and must also serve three years of supervised release.

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