EDGEWATER, Colo. (CBS4) – SWAT crews surrounded an apartment in Edgewater on Tuesday afternoon, believed to be where a bank robbery suspect had barricaded himself inside. Unfortunately, the man was not there.

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The incident began earlier in the day when police rushed to 26th Avenue and Harlan Street in Edgewater searching for the man who robbed a credit union earlier in the day.

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The suspect robbed the Bellco Credit Union at 1931 Sheridan Boulevard in Edgewater on Tuesday morning. He gave the teller a note that indicated he had a bomb. He sped away from the bank in a white Dodge Charger with a temporary license plate.

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Police believe they located the suspect vehicle in the 2800 block of Kendall Street. That vehicle was towed away.

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Copter4 flew over the scene of the barricaded suspect wanted in a bank robbery (credit: CBS)

Copter4 flew over the scene of the barricaded suspect wanted in a bank robbery (credit: CBS)

The man was described as a Hispanic male in his mid to late 20s, 5-foot-10 with a thin build and short black hair. He has possible tattoos on his face or neck and was wearing a dark-colored Colorado Mammoth jacket, light-colored jeans and light-colored shoes.

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He remained at large on Tuesday evening.