Help Identify the Snakebit Bandit
The FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force and the Denver Police Department need the public’s help identifying an individual who has robbed five banks in the Denver metro area. The suspect is being dubbed the “Snakebit Bandit” because he wears a cap with a snake on it.
The suspect is believed to be responsible for these bank robberies:
- Mar. 9 at approximately 4:42 p.m., Bank of the West, 2050 S. Downing St., Denver
- Feb. 16 at approximately 4:36 p.m., First Citizen’s Bank, 3611 E. 1st Ave., Denver
- Feb. 10 at approximately 4:27 p.m., Bank of the West, 2 Steele St., Denver
- Feb. 2 at approximately 12:00 p.m., Huntington Bank, 2084 S. Broadway, Denver
- Jan. 14 at approximately 1:00 p.m., U.S. Bank, 3100 S. Sheridan Blvd., Denver
The suspect is described as a white male, 5’7” to 5’9” tall, approximately 150 lbs., with a thin build.
Please be on the lookout for anyone matching the above descriptions. Be aware of anyone similar who might have recently changed their spending habits or discussed coming into money suddenly.
Bank robbery is punishable by up to 20 years in prison for each federal offense, and sentences can increase 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, call FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force at 303-629-7171; or, remain anonymous by calling CrimeStoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867).