Police, deputies, and FBI searching for bank robbers

The alleged thieves hit the Bank of the San Juans
Police and the FBI are searching for a person they say robbed the Bank of the San Juans Monday evening.
Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 5:06 PM MST
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GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) -Police and the FBI are searching for a person they say robbed a bank at around 5 p.m. Monday.

The alleged bank robbers targeted the Bank of the San Juans on Horizon Drive. Authorities say that the suspect gave the teller a note insisting on money. The teller complied, and the suspect took off in a blue passenger car.

Authorities do not know what direction the culprits went, nor where they are now. The amount of money stolen has also not been disclosed.

The Mesa County Sheriff’s Office will also be investigating the robbery.

No injuries were reported.


This is an update to a developing story. Previous coverage is below.

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - Just minutes ago, police headed to a report of a bank robbery at the Bank of the San Juans.

No injuries have been reported.

Initial reports indicate the robber wrote their demand on a slip of paper, then left the building in an older blue passenger car.

The FBI is reportedly involved, according to law enforcement.

We’ve got a crew on the way and will update you as soon as we know more.


This story is still developing. More information will be released as it becomes available. This story has been updated to correct the location of the bank. It’s on Horizon Drive, not Patterson Road. We regret the error.