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Bank robber on the run

By Staff
Published On: Apr 15 2013 02:41:16 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 15 2013 06:54:17 PM CDT

Colorado Springs Police used K-9 units to search for a bank robbery suspect on Monday afternoon.

The robbery happened at Academy Bank in the 1500 block of Space Center Drive around noon.

Police told KRDO NewsChannel 13 that a K-9 unit was called in to search for the suspect.  There are reports that the suspect was armed.

Witnesses said the suspect was a black man, about 5'7" tall and very thin.  He was wearing a red bandana over his face, a dark green jacket, dark blue jeans and black shoes. 

If you have any information about this crime, you're asked to call police at 719-444-7000.