Second Hand Bandits Bank Robbery Press Release
The Aurora Police Department and the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force are investigating the following bank robberies:
2990 South Peoria Street
November 10, 2017, 5:46 p.m.
1710 South Havana Street
December 22, 2017, 5:34 p.m.
Security Services Federal Credit Union (SSFCU)
2150 South Peoria St.
January 18, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
The suspects, dubbed the "Second Hand Bandits" are responsible for robbing three banks in the Aurora area.
The suspects in the U.S. Bank robbery are described as two black males, approximately 5'10", weighing approximately 180 pounds, with medium builds.
The suspects in the TCF Bank robbery were armed with handguns. They are described as black males, 20-30 years of age, 5'9" to 6'0" tall, weighing between 160 and 170 pounds, with thin builds.
Three armed suspects robbed the SSFCU bank in the third robbery. The suspects were described as three males, approximately 5'7" to 5'9" tall, with medium builds, all clad in black clothing.
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 regarding 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 five thousand dollars ($2,000) by calling CRIMESTOPPERS at 720-913-STOP (7867).