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FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force Seeks Good Grammar Bandit

FBI Denver April 07, 2014
  • Media Coordinator Dave Joly (303) 630-6060

Denver metro area law enforcement agencies and the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force (RMSSTF) are investigating four bank robberies that recently occurred. It is believed that all were committed by the same individual.

This individual has been dubbed the Good Grammar Bandit by the RMSSTF. The demand notes presented by this individual to the victim tellers are typed with proper spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

This subject is described as a black male, in his 30s, approximately 5’9” to 6’0” in height, with a slender build.

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The Good Grammar Bandit is believed to be responsible for the following bank robberies:

April 2, 2014, 2:03 p.m.
TCF Bank 2185
East 120th Avenue
Northglenn, Colorado

April 3, 2014, 9:42 a.m.
Chase Bank 9379
Sheridan Boulevard
Westminster, Colorado

April 6, 2014, 10:15 a.m.
TCF Bank 4400
West 144th Avenue
Broomfield, Colorado

April 7, 2014, 9:10 a.m.
Chase Bank 13781
Colorado Blvd
Thornton, Colorado

The subject enters the bank, presents a demand note, and flees on foot.

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 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).