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Police Search For Bank Robber Who Assaulted Officer While Escaping

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An image of the suspect (credit: Denver Police Department)

An image of the suspect (credit: Denver Police Department)

DENVER (CBS4) – Police in Denver would like the public’s help identifying a suspect in a bank robbery who also assaulted a police officer.

An image of the suspect (credit: Denver Police Department)

An image of the suspect (credit: Denver Police Department)

According to police, last Wednesday a man entered the US Bank located at 6333 East Colfax Avenue and simulated that he had a gun in his pocket and demanded money.

An image of the suspect (credit: Denver Police Department)

An image of the suspect (credit: Denver Police Department)

“The suspect received the money and then attempted to flee from the bank but was confronted by a police officer whom the suspect assaulted before escaping,” police said in a statement.

The suspect is described as a white man in his 30s, 5-foot-8 to 5-foot-10 and 200 to 210 pounds.

Additional Information From The Denver Police Department

Anyone with information is asked to call Denver police at (720) 913-2000. Remain anonymous and call Crime Stoppers at (720) 913-STOP (7867). Text to CRIMES (274637) then title DMCS and enter the message or send an e-mail to metro-denvercrimestoppers.com.

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