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TCF Bank in Jewel robbed

Recent crimes from the Chicago Journal:
Gimme, Gimme, Gimme
A man wearing a puffy black jacket allegedly robbed the TCF Bank in the Jewel-Osco at 5343 N. Broadway. A bank employee told police that a man in his mid 20s approached him around 3 p.m. Dec. 10 and asked about opening a checking account. The man then reached inside his jacket and said, “I have a gun. Don’t look, it’s too big. Give me all the hundreds and fifties.” As the employee put money into a dye bag, according to a department report, the man said, “gimme, gimme, gimme.”
The employee handed the dye bag of money to the robber, who grabbed it and walked through the store out the front door. Approximately $710 was taken. Federal agents are reviewing security footage.
Victim thwarts strong-arm robbery
Two men in their 20s tried to shake down a 46-year-old man on the 1400 block of W. Farragut, according to police. The victim told authorities the two approached him around 8 p.m. Dec. 11 as he was walking home. The men demanded money and pushed the victim down. The victim was able to get inside his front gate and the men fled.
Stuff stolen from car
Someone broke into a 1999 Honda parked on the 4900 block of N. Broadway and stole a flower tote, a cell phone and wool hat worth a total of $560, according to a police report. The theft occurred sometime before 10 p.m. Dec. 8.

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