The Denver and Aurora Police Departments and the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force are investigating the following bank robberies:
- US Bank (Attempted)
8401 East Belleview Avenue
December 23, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
- First Bank (Armed Bank Robbery)
6715 South Corner Star Way
January 8, 2018, 5:25 p.m.
The suspect is described as a white male, 50 to 60 years of age, approximately 5’10” tall, possible facial blemish, with a medium build.
During the Aurora robbery, the suspect brandished a handgun to the teller, demanded money, and fled the bank on foot in an unknown direction.
Bank robbery is punishable by a 20-year prison sentence for each offense and increases if a dangerous weapon is used in the commission of the crime.
The FBI continues to provide financial institutions with the best practices for security to make them less vulnerable to robberies.
If anyone has any information regarding the bank robbery above, or any bank robbery, please call the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force at 303-629-7171; or, you can remain anonymous and earn up to five thousand dollars ($5,000) by calling CRIMESTOPPERS at 720-913-STOP (7867).
News Source: https://www.fbi.gov/contact-us/field-offices/denver/news/press-releases/fbi-seeking-information-about-attempted-bank-robbery-in-denver-colorado-and-armed-bank-robbery-in-aurora-colorado-on-december-23-2017-and-january-8-2018.