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Police: Bank robber on the run in Colo. Springs

Published On: May 20 2013 03:55:50 PM CDT
Updated On: May 20 2013 04:23:11 PM CDT

Colorado Springs police are searching for an alleged bank robber on the Springs' west side.

Police told KRDO NewsChannel 13 that a man reportedly robbed the Wells Fargo bank on South Nevada Avenue then got away in a metallic Chevy Suburban.

Police chased the suspect down 8th Street before he reportedly got out of the vehicle and ran down Cimino Drive under Colorado Avenue.   A KRDO NewsChannel 13 viewer sent us a picture of the abandoned vehicle shown in this article.

He was last seen running near Cucharras Street.  Police say the man is wearing a dark blue or black t-shirt and has a shaved head and goatee.

Police and K9 units are actively searching the area for the suspect.  It is unclear if he is armed.

Stay with and NewsChannel 13 for updates.