January 15, 2020 Lakewood Credit Union Armed Robbery
The FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force and Lakewood Police Department need your help identifying a bank robber. The credit union where the robbery occurred is:
Canvas Credit Union
7575 West 5th Avenue
01/15/20, 5:45 p.m.
The suspect is described as a male, approximately 5’6” to 6’0” in height, with a medium build, and dark eyes. He wore a black hat, black facemask, black jacket, black gloves, and black pants. He carried a green backpack.
The suspect entered the bank, approached the tellers, pointed a black handgun at them, and verbally demanded money. He then fled the bank on foot in an unknown direction.
Please be on the lookout for anyone matching the suspect’s description. Be aware of anyone similar who might have recently changed their spending habits or discussed coming into money suddenly.
Bank robbery is punishable up to 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).