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UPDATE: Police Have More Information About Suspect in Monday's Inland Bank Robbery

Have you seen this vehicle?

UPDATE Tuesday, July 10, 4:30 p.m.:

Elmhurst police are seeking a vehicle that might have been used in Monday’s Inland Bank robbery. It is described as a 2000 to 2002 Mitsubishi Montero Sport SUV, two-toned, dark over light color.

The man is described as a white male, possibly Latino or European descent, with no discernable accent. He's 6-feet tall, medium build with a sheen to his hair as if hair gel were used. He wore black framed sunglasses with black lenses, light colored shorts and a two-toned, short-sleeve shirt that is black in the front and gray in the back).

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI, at (630) 577-1619, or contact Elmhurst Police Det. Paul Carney at (630) 530-3206 or by email at Paul.Carney@Elmhurst.org.

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Monday, July 9:

The Inland Bank and Trust branch located at 539 S. Spring Road, Elmhurst, was robbed at about 10:20 a.m. Monday, July 9, according to a press release from the Chicago Division of the FBI. 

The robber, who is believed to be the person who on June 11, as well as a Chase Bank branch in Bensenville on April 2, approached a teller and presented a note demanding cash. The note implied that the robber had a gun, but no weapon was displayed during the robbery. 

After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the robber left the bank on foot.  No injuries were reported in connection with the robbery.
 
Witnesses described the robber as a Hispanic or white male, 5-feet-9-inches to 6-feet tall with a medium build. He was wearing a short sleeve shirt that was black on the front and had a grey pattern on the back, khaki shorts, sneakers and sunglasses.
 
Anyone with information regarding this bank robbery is asked to call the Chicago office of the FBI at (312) 421-6700 or the Elmhurst Police Department at (630) 530-3050.

Dave July 12, 2012 at 12:45 PM
I think "idiotic" would have been the correct substitute for "intelligent". :)
KATHY G July 12, 2012 at 03:38 PM
If one were to hit their panic or alarm button while the thief was still on the premises and there are customers and employees in the bank, a hostage situation could occur. I would much rather read about a robbery than a mass murder scene. It is the safest practice in any situation, professional or personal, to keep yourself safe and those around you. Life cannot be replaced. Hand over the money/purse/wallet and be as observant as possible to assist police. *my opinion*
Deke July 13, 2012 at 04:14 AM
"Why would you not wear a seat belt when it could save your life?" I don't know; I always wear mine. But why is that the state's decision? Why isn't it up to the individual? You could have a law requiring all drivers to wear polarized sunglasses when it is sunny. Would you justify that on the basis that a lot of people who would get pulled over for not wearing polarized sunglasses might "wind up" getting arrested for something else? Do we really want to make minor things illegal just so the state has a pretext for pulling people over and maybe catching them at something else?
Independence666 July 13, 2012 at 09:56 AM
OK Kathy, let's make it as easy as possible to rob our banks safely. Heck, maybe we could install special robbery express lines to keep the bad guys completely segregated from the other customers....LOL.
Geo. September 22, 2012 at 07:50 AM
Leo, Maybe you should look up "intelligent". Live through something like Katrina and then you can comment. You're the MORON!

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