FBI Denver
Public Affairs Specialist Vikki Migoya
April 23, 2019

The FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force and Denver Police Department Need Your Help Identifying a Bank Robber

The FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force and Denver Police Department need your help identifying a bank robber. The suspect has been dubbed the “Spell Check Bandit” and has committed multiple robberies:

US Bank
1248 S. Broadway Street
Denver, Colorado
April 17, 2019, 3:04 p.m.

UMB Bank
1400 Wewatta Street
Denver, Colorado
April 4, 2019, 11:47 p.m.

UMB Bank
1400 Wewatta St.
Denver, Colorado
November 23, 2018, 4:14 p.m.

The suspect was described as a white male, 25 to 30 years old, and 6'0" tall, slim to medium build and clean shaven. The suspect has been described as wearing a dark flat-billed baseball hat with sunglasses. After the April 4th and April 17th robberies, the suspect fled the locations on a bicycle.

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