Police, FBI: One Shot Fired in Elgin Bank Robbery

Police, FBI: One Shot Fired in Elgin Bank Robbery

The Elgin Police Department and FBI are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at 2:19 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 22, 2018) at the Chase Bank in the 500 block of Shady Oaks Dr.


Elgin police said on Facebook the offender is armed with a handgun and did fire one shot outside the bank. No one was injured.

Police said the suspect left on foot.

(CREDIT; Google Maps)

The FBI is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading directly to the arrest of the unknown suspect whose images are embedded in this post.

He  is described as a white male in his 40s or 50s, with medium build. He was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, dark-colored sweatpants, black and green gloves and a white paper facemask.

Officials ask that you call 9-1-1 or the FBI’s Chicago Field Office at 312-421-6700 if you have information that may assist the investigation. You can also submit a tip at tips.fbi.gov.


(CREDIT: Google Maps)

Elgin Police Department Facebook Post