FBI: Man tries to rob Bank of America in Uptown

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A man tried to rob a Bank of America branch Thursday morning in Uptown. | FBI

A man tried to rob a bank Thursday morning in the Uptown neighborhood on the North Side.

The FBI is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest of the man who tried to rob an Uptown bank Thursday morning. | FBI

The FBI is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest of the man who tried to rob an Uptown bank Thursday morning. | FBI

The attempted robbery happened a few minutes after 9 a.m. at the Bank of America branch at 4758 N. Racine Ave., according to FBI spokesman Garrett Croon.

The suspect was described as a black man in his 50s with a black-and-gray beard, Croon said. He was wearing a black jacket and black pants.

FBI agents were on their way to the scene.

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