Bank Robbery; Offender Armed with a “Machine Gun” at Ben Franklin Bank on Kirchoff Rd, Rolling Meadows

VIDEO: Rolling Meadows police investigate a bank robbery at the Ben Franklin Bank 3266 Kirchoff Road in the Rolling Meadows Shopping Center strip mall.

Rolling Meadows police responded about 9:46 AM Saturday February 9, 2019 to a bank robbery at the Ben Franklin Bank 3266 Kirchoff Road Rolling Meadows, IL. Police received a report that the bank was robbed by a male offender that fled in a white vehicle — possibly a with stolen license plates.

UPDATE: The FBI reported on Sunday, February 10, 2019 that a male/white offender in his 40s robbed the Ben Franklin Bank of Illinois at 9:35 a.m.

Reports by the Rolling Meadows Police Department and FBI did not state that a weapon was displayed, and two surveillance images published by the FBI show the suspect with no visible weapon. The FBI warned that the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous, however.

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of this unknown suspect. Anyone with information regarding this robbery is urged to contact the FBI’s Chicago Field Office at 312-421-6700.

The male offender was described Saturday February 9, 2019 as armed with a “machine gun” but no physical description of the offender was initially available.

Initially no direction of travel was described.

The crime occurred at 9:46 a.m. (updated to 9:35 a.m. by the FBI).

LIVE TRAFFIC MAP of neighborhood of the incident near 3266 Kirchoff Road Rolling Meadows, IL …

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