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Monte Vista bank robbed

Posted: Friday, Nov 30th, 2012

Monte Vista police shared these bank surveillance photos of a masked suspect robbing the Community Bank in Monte Vista Thursday afternoon.

MONTE VISTA — A man wearing a makeshift white mask robbed Monte Vista’s Community Bank at gunpoint shortly before 5 p.m. yesterday.

Monte Vista police are requesting the public’s help in finding the suspect, who was dressed in an orange helmet with a “CDOT” logo, tan jacket, blue jeans and black shoes. The suspect also had a white towel or handkerchief around his face.

Officers from the Monte Vista Police Department were called to the Community Bank at 59 North Broadway Street at approximately 4:45 p.m. on Thursday to respond to an aggravated robbery report.

Upon arrival, their investigation revealed that a black male had entered the bank and pointed a handgun at one of the tellers and demanded money. The suspect then fled the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Anyone with information about this crime please contact the Monte Vista Police Department at 852-5111.

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