FBI, Wilmette police search for suspects in Byline Bank robbery

About 2:45 p.m., two men wearing “COVID type masks” walked into the bank and passed the teller a note demanding money, implying they had a weapon, Wilmette police said.

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Byline Bank, 3245 Lake Ave.

Byline Bank, 3245 Lake Ave., in Wilmette.

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Local and federal authorities are searching for two people suspected of robbing a bank Monday in north suburban Wilmette.

About 2:45 p.m., two men wearing “COVID type masks” walked into the Byline Bank, 3245 Lake Ave., and passed the teller a note demanding money, implying they had a weapon, Wilmette police said.

Once the teller handed over the money, the suspects, believed to be about 20 years old, got into a lime-green Dodge Challenger and fled, police said.

The suspects and green Dodge Challenger wanted in connection with a bank robbery Jan. 4, 2021, at the Byline Bank in Wilmette.

The suspects and green Dodge Challenger wanted in connection with a bank robbery Jan. 4, 2021, at the Byline Bank in Wilmette.

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The FBI and Wilmette police are investigating the robbery.

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