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Photo of Suspected Bank Robber Released

The FBI description of the man said witnessed described him as smelling of alcohol; a reward is being offered for his capture.

The FBI has issued this photo of the man suspected of robbing in Monday afternoon.

In the description that's included on the agency's bandittrackerchicago.com Web site, the man is described as being white or Hispanic, standing 5-foot-six and weighing 190 pounds.

It was noted that he "smelled like alcohol." He has "grey 'greasy' longer hair, combed straight back, brown mustache and goatee with touches of grey," the description said.

The suspect is accused of coming into the 1540 Route 59 bank at about 3 p.m. and handing a teller a note demanding that she place all of her money into a bag, according to police reports. He's believed to have before fleeing on foot to what is believed to have been a waiting car, police said.

The bank, whose Joliet branch was opened a little more than a year ago, has offered an undisclosed reward for information, according to the FBI site.

To contact the FBI with information about the case, call 312-421-6700.

Infamous Steve July 25, 2012 at 03:46 PM
hope they don't find him. if you make it out with the money and get away without the cops spotting you, you should get to keep the money.
MidwestGal July 25, 2012 at 04:21 PM
Are we sure Drew Peterson is behind bars? This could be him.
Brian Bay July 25, 2012 at 11:06 PM
There was a cop across the intersection just watching it all unfold. I'm sure all those trees they planted on the intersection on 59 did not help.

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