FBI Denver
Public Affairs Specialist Vikki Migoya
September 24, 2020

Update: The FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force, Englewood and Thornton Police Departments Need Your Help Identifying the ‘Branded’ Bandit

The FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force and Denver metropolitan area police departments need your help identifying the “Branded” Bandit, who is believed to have robbed five banks since August 21, 2020. The banks where the robberies occurred are:

  • US Bank
    1927 South Wadsworth
    Lakewood, Colorado
    09/22/2020, 2:16 p.m.
  • KeyBank
    3505 East 104th Ave.
    Thornton, Colorado
    09/14/2020, 10:34 a.m.
  • Chase Bank
    3435 South University Blvd.
    Englewood, Colorado
    08/21/2020, 12:19 p.m.
  • Chase Bank
    10404 Colorado Blvd.
    Thornton, Colorado
    09/21/2020, 10:25 a.m.
  • US Bank
    101 Englewood Pkwy
    Englewood, Colorado
    08/24/2020, 2:29 p.m.

The suspect is described as a white male, between 20 to 30 years old, approximately 5’07” to 5’09” in height, with a medium build. During the 09/22/2020 robbery, the suspect wore a light blue button up shirt, black pants, black shoes with white soles, and a black face mask.

During the bank robberies the suspect approached the bank teller, presented a note demanding money, and then fled the bank on foot.

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 business institutions with the best practices for security to make them less vulnerable to robberies.

If anyone has any information on the bank robberies 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).