Radio traffic: Colorado Springs bank robber escapes with at least $100,000

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An armed robber broke into a Colorado Springs bank vault Monday and escaped with at least $100,000, according to emergency radio traffic. (Credit: MGN)

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DENVER — An armed robber broke into a Colorado Springs bank vault Monday and escaped with at least $100,000, according to emergency radio traffic.

A male in a green jacket, blue jeans and a red backpack appears to have held up the Academy Bank at 1575 Space Center Drive before running west under a bridge at Palmer Park Boulevard.

Wilson Elementary School is on a precautionary lockdown.

An investigation is under way.

This story will be updated.

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