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Wilmette Police are seeking help identifying a suspect in a bank robbery Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Bank of America, 171 Green Bay Road, Wilmette. Photos courtesy of Wilmette Police Department.
Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor
3:04 am CST January 17, 2020

The Wilmette Police Department is seeking the public’s help identifying an alleged bank robbery suspect. 

According to police, at approximately 9:28 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, the offender entered Bank of America, 171 Green Bay Road, Wilmette. He allegedly demanded money and jumped the front counter, removed approximately $500 in currency from the drawer and fled the bank on foot. 

No weapon was implied or displayed. 

The offender is described as a black male, between 5-foot-8 inches and 5-foot-10, with thin build, in his 20s and was wearing a blue winter coat with a fur-lined hood. 

Anyone having information regarding the bank robbery or of the offender asked to contact the Wilmette Police Department at (847) 256-1200. 

Reporting by Eric DeGrechie, Managing Editor. Full story at