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BREAKING NEWS: Armed robber hits bank, flees on foot

Posted: Friday, Nov 30th, 2012

This masked man entered Community Banks late Thursday afternoon and took an undisclosed amount of cash. Persons with information are asked to call 852-5111.

MONTE VISTA — Investigation is continuing into an armed bank robber who took an undetermined amount of cash from a local bank and then fled on foot

At approximately 4:45 p.m., Thursday, Nov.29, officers from the Monte Vista Police Department were called to the Community Bank, 59 North Broadway Street, regarding an apparent aggravated robbery.

Upon arrival, the investigation revealed that a black male entered the bank, pointed a handgun one of the tellers and demanded money.

The suspect was dressed in an orange helmet with a “CDOT” logo, tan jacket, blue jeans and black shoes, along with a white towel or handkerchief around his face. No further physical description or direction of travel is available. Preliminary photos were made available to the press and additional photographs showing greater detail will be released when they become available.

Anyone with information about this or any other crime is asked to contact the Monte Vista Police Department at 719-852-5111.

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