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Reward Offered For Cross-Dressing Bandit, Tyler Perry Not Amused

By Marcus Gilmer in News on Feb 17, 2009 10:05PM

2009_02_17_bandit.jpg The FBI is offering up to $10,000 in reward money for tips leading to the arrest of a bank robber dubbed The Cross-Dressing Bandit. The robbery took place last August at a MB Financial Bank branch in Park Ridge. The robber was wearing "a black and pink floral-print dress, pink wide-brimmed sun hat, long white cloth gloves and white sandals" and also carried "an oversized black purse" from which he produced a large, black handgun. As for the robber's description, he's a black male between the ages of 18 and 20 years old, 5-foot-10 and 150 pounds. Our favorite part? "Despite his choice of outfit, the man is considered armed and dangerous." As if the gun wasn't a clue...

Image from surveillance footage, via WBBM