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FBI Joins Investigation Into Carbondale Bank Robbery

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The Wells Fargo Bank Robbery suspect in Carbondale on May 5, 2012. (credit: FBI)

The Wells Fargo Bank Robbery suspect in Carbondale on May 5, 2012. (credit: FBI)

CARBONDALE, Colo. (CBS4)- The FBI has joined the Carbondale Police Department and other mountain area law enforcement in a bank robbery investigation.

A man robbed the Wells Fargo Bank located at 1201 Highway 133 in Carbondale at about 4 p.m. on May 5.

The suspect is described as a white male, approximately 30 years old, 5-foot-7 to 5-foot-8, 150 to 170 pounds, possibly wearing a wig and fake beard.

The FBI said the suspect is considered armed and dangerous. He may also be in possession of a large black, multi-compartmental backpack.

The suspect was also carrying a black fold-away type zippered duffel bag slightly larger than a CD carrying case with a wrap around the zipper. When the bag is expanded it opens to approximately 18-24 inches in length.

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The Wells Fargo Bank Robbery suspect in Carbondale on May 5, 2012. (credit: FBI)

Investigators are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect from surveillance photos.

If anyone has any information on the bank robbery please call the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force at 303-629-7171; the Carbondale Police Department at 970-963-2662; or, you can remain anonymous and earn up to two thousand dollars ($2,000) by calling CRIMESTOPPERS at 720-913-STOP (7867).

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