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FBI Investigating Two Aurora Bank Robberies

FBI Denver April 25, 2014
  • Special Agent Amy E. Sanders (303) 630-6060

The Aurora Police Department and FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force are investigating two bank robberies suspected of being committed by the same individual.

Colorado State Bank & Trust
15490 East Hampden Avenue
Aurora, Colorado
April 4, 2014, 4:17 p.m.

Academy Bank
9600 East Hampden Avenue
Aurora, Colorado
April 24, 2014, 1:27 p.m.

The suspect is described as a black female in her 30s, approximately 5’3” to 5’6” in height, with a heavy build.

The suspect enters the bank, shows a handgun, demands money, and flees.

It is believed the suspect fled in a four-door blue Volkswagen Passat sedan with Colorado “Respect Life” partial plate “168…”

Aurora Bank Robbery Suspect, Photo 1 of 3 (4/25/14)  Aurora Bank Robbery Suspect, Photo 2 of 3 (4/25/14)  Aurora Bank Robbery Suspect, Photo 3 of 3 (4/25/14)

Vehicle Used by the Aurora Bank Robbery Suspect (4/25/14)

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, remain anonymous and earn up to $2,000 by calling CRIMESTOPPERS at 720-913-STOP (7867).