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Armed Robbery of Compass Bank Branch in Denver

FBI Denver October 14, 2011
  • Special Agent Amy E. Sanders (303) 630-6060

The Denver Police Department and the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force (RMSSTF) are investigating a bank robbery.

Compass Bank
3804 West 32nd Ave.
Denver, Colorado
10/13/2011
12:24 p.m.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 36 years of age, approximately 5’7” in height, 150 to 160 pounds, with a slender build.

Photographs were NOT of a viewable quality to provide to the media.

The suspect entered the bank and showed a handgun.

Witness accounts stated that the suspect dropped the handgun. A round was discharged from the firearm while the suspect was in the bank.

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 earn up to two thousand dollars ($2,000) by calling CRIMESTOPPERS at 720-913-STOP (7867).