AURORA | Aurora police are searching for two different thieves suspected of robbing two distinct Aurora banks last week.
Investigators are searching for a white man in his 30s suspected of robbing the Chase Bank at 5800 S. Parker Road shortly before 6 p.m. Dec. 2. The man, who was wearing a black beanie, gray hooded jacket and blue jeans, presented the teller with a note, police said.
Investigators are also searching for a black man in his 30s or 40s suspected of robbing the United Fidelity Bank on South Havana Street shortly before 10:45 a.m. Dec. 7. The man, who was wearing a black ski mask, dark sweat pants and a sweatshirt with the word “ECHO” printed on the front, gave the teller a note and demanded money, police said. Although the man never presented a weapon, a gun and a bomb were mentioned in the note.
The man left the bank in a light-colored sedan with a damaged hood.
The Metro Denver Crime Stoppers have received one tip related to the Dec. 7 robbery, according to a spokesperson for Aurora police.
Police have no indication the two crimes are related, a spokesman said.
Anyone with any information related to these robberies is encouraged to call the local branch of the FBI at 303-629-7171. Tipsters who wish to remain anonymous can call the Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867. The Metro Denver Crime Stoppers offer rewards of up to $2,000 for legitimate information.