A Berwyn woman was charged with robbing a Berwyn Chase bank and is suspected of robbing two other banks after a Chase bank was robbed Friday on Ogden Avenue in the west suburb.
Charlene M. Troop, 23, of the 1400 block of South Kenilworth Avenue, was charged after she allegedly walked into the bank about 3:45 p.m. on Friday, used a note to imply she had a weapon, and left the bank on foot, according to a release from the Berwyn Police Department.
Police arrested Troop after they pulled over the green minivan she was driving, police said.
Someone told police they saw an object tossed from a green minivan in the 3600 block of Home Avenue, about a block away from the bank, and police stopped the van near Windsor and Home Avenue.
Police said they recovered the item thrown from the car, a bank bag with an exploded dye pack containing an unknown amount of money taken from the bank.
Berwyn police notified the
Troop's also considered a suspect in the Nov. 10 robbery of Metropolitan Bank, in the 8700 block of Ogden Ave in Lyons, and the Nov. 18 robbery of
She didn't display a weapon in any of the three robberies, according to the FBI site.
The word "
" is stamped over her photo on the FBI website.