Bully Bandit returns to rob another area bank


At the Nov. 13 robbery


He struck again at a Riverside Bank of America on Nov. 13. Latest photo.

The Bully Bandit chose another local bank to rob on Nov. 5. This one was Chase Bank in Wicker Park.


Bully Bandit


Bully Bandid in January 2013

His spree of entering a bank with a gun and screaming threats to employees and customers while demanding cash from bank employees began in November 2012 in the East Village area.

With an award of up to $17,500, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) describes him as a male Hispanic in his late 20s to early 30s. He is approximately 5'8" in height with a medium build and mustache.

His bottom teeth have gold caps and he has had pink paint smudges on his hands.  He appears to always wear a hooded sweatshirt or jacket. 


Currently wearing white with a white mask

This is a list of his robberies:

  • North Community Bank, 1600 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago, on Nov. 28, 2012. 12:28 p.m.
  • Chase Bank, 4440 W. North Ave., Chicago. on Nov. 30, 2012
  • Chase Bank. 4440 W. North Ave., Chicago, on Dec. 6, 2012. 12:26 p.m.
  • PNC Bank. 6620 W. Ogden Ave., Berwyn, on Dec 11, 2012. 1:48 p.m.
  • PNC. 6650 W. Cermak Rd., Berwyn, on Dec 27, 2012. 9:59 a.m.
  • Plaza Bank, 5601 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, on January 18, 2013. 1:43 p.m.
  • Chase Bank, 5620 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, on January 29, 2013. 12:12 p.m.
  • Chase Bank, 6532 W. Cermak Rd., Chicago, on February 11, 2013. 10:30 a.m.
  • Chase Bank, 4854 W. Irving Park Rd., Chicago, IL on February 12, 2013. ***Bully Bandit robbed a customer at the teller counter. 4:39 p.m.
  • Chase Bank. 3339 W Belmont Ave., Chicago,  on February 15, 2013. 2:20 p.m.
  • Plaza Bank, 5601 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, on March 29, 2013. 1:40 p.m.
  • Chase Bank. 2639 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago,  on April 13, 2013. 2:22 p.m.
  • Bank of America. 3300 S. Harlem, Riverside, on May 2, 2013. 12:31 p.m.
  • North Community Bank. 1600 W. Chicago Ave. Chicago, 10/11/2014. 10:44 a.m.
  • Chase Bank. 6612 W. North Ave.. Chicago, on 10/28/2014. 10:39 a.m.
  • Chase Bank. 1959 W. Division St., Chicago, 11/05/2014. 1:31 p.m.

If you have any information about this person, please contact the FBI's Chicago office at 312.421.6700. If you wish to leave a tip, go to their website.



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