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Man tries to rob Far South Side bank at gunpoint

Surveillance photo of the man who tried to rob a Far South Side bank at gunpoint Wednesday morning. | FBI

A man tried to hold up a bank at gunpoint Wednesday morning in the South Deering neighborhood on the Far South Side.

The attempted robbery happened at 8:18 a.m. at the Chase Bank branch at 1910 E. 95th St., according to the FBI.

The suspect, armed with a handgun, was described as a black male between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-7 with a slim build, according to the FBI. He was wearing a white hardhat, orange and yellow work vest, and dark pants.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at (312) 421-6700.