‘Band-Aid Bandit’ Robs Bank of the West Branch in Aurora
|FBI Denver February 10, 2010|
A bank robbery occurred at the Bank of the West branch located at 700 S. Abilene St. Aurora, Colorado, on January 12, 2010 at 1:30 p.m.
The suspect was described as a white male, approximately 6'0, 175 lbs, 35-45 years of age, black framed eye glasses, with a band-aid over the bridge of his nose.
The suspect presented a demand note to the teller; he also provided a plastic grocery-style bag to the teller to place the money in before fleeing in a white, two-door sedan, possibly a Saturn.
The "Band-Aid Bandit" is also suspected of committing seven store robberies in Aurora between 10-12-09 and 02-05-10.
Please contact the Aurora Police Department or the FBI with information.
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 on 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 possibly earn up to two thousand dollars ($2,000) by calling CRIMESTOPPERS at 720-913-STOP (7867).