CHICAGO — A bank robber dubbed the "Benchwarmer Bandit" has struck again, the FBI said.
At 8:20 a.m. Tuesday, a man went into CitiBank, 111 W. Jackson St. gave an employee a note demanding money and implied he had a weapon, although no weapon was shown.
The robbery was the latest in a string of five heists by the same man since March 16, according to the FBI.
With the exception of Tuesday's downtown holdup, the previous robberies all took place on the North Side at TCF or Citibank branches.
During his fourth robbery, on March 29, the man entered a Citibank at 3128 N. Ashland Ave. around 10:10 a.m. and passed a teller a note demanding cash, police said. The teller complied, and the man walked out with an undisclosed amount of money.
The Benchwarmer Bandit is described as a Hispanic man between 20 and 30 years old, 5 feet, 10 inches tall with a thin build. He wore a dark hoodie and carried a red backpack during Tuesday's robbery, the FBI said
The FBI is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to his capture.