Police ask public's help in identifying man who robbed Boulder FirstBank branch

Robber wore distinctive gold-and-black knit cap

BOULDER, Colo. - Boulder police are searching for a man who robbed a FirstBank branch on Tuesday morning.

Police are asking the public to help identify the robber who was wearing a distinctive bright gold-and-black knit cap, which may possibly be an Iowa Hawkeyes logo hat.

At about 9:40 a.m., the man entered the FirstBank at 4520 Broadway and demanded money from the tellers, police said. The tellers complied and the man fled out the northeast doors of the bank.

The robber did not display or threaten to use a weapon, and no one was injured, police said.

Police released several bank surveillance photos of the robbery suspect.

He is described as a white man in his 40s, who is 5-feet-8-inches to 6-feet tall with a heavy build. He was wearing a light-colored Columbia-brand nylon shell jacket, which had dark blue stripes on the arms along with blue pants, the gold-and-black knit cap and dark shoes. His face was covered with a black neck gator or scarf and he was wearing sunglasses.

Anyone with information on this case is asked to contact Boulder Police Detective Kurt Foster at 303-441-4329. Those who have information but wish to remain anonymous may contact the Northern Colorado Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477) or 800-444-3776. Tips can also be submitted through the Crime Stoppers website at www.crimeshurt.com.

Those submitting tips through Crime Stoppers that lead to the arrest and filing of charges on a suspect may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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