Police Release Bank Robbery Pictures

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Grand Junction Police have released surveillance pictures from Thursday’s bank robbery and are investigating whether a stolen dirt bike is connected to the robbery.

Around 5 pm the robber entered the First National Bank of the Rockies on Horizon drive. He handed the teller a note claimed he had a bomb. He left the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police searching the area for the suspect found the Honda dirt bike in a ditch behind Pantuso’s restaurant. Police think the robber used the dirt bike to leave the area.

Police have released surveillance pictures hoping the public may recognize the robber.

If you have any information about the stolen dirt bike or may have seen the suspect riding the bike you’re asked to call 242-6707

Suspect Description:

  • Hispanic Male in his 30s
  • 6 feet tall weighing 220 pounds
  • Medium build
  • Possible burn scars on his left cheek
  • Tan-colored bandages wrapped around both arms and hands
  • He was last seen wearing a dark blue or black beanie cap on his head, white jogging pants with blue stripes, and a dark blue jacket with white vertical strips.

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