FBI: ‘Brothers Bandits’ arrested; tied to several robberies

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Authorities are looking for "The Brothers Bandits," including Denis Volkov (Left) and Slavic Volkov (FBI).

DENVER — The FBI said Friday that authorities have arrested two men known as the Brothers Bandits.

The duo, identified as Vyacheslav “Slavic” Volkov, 31, and Denis Volkov, 19, were arrested in Thornton. They were in a stolen vehicle, said FBI spokesman Dave S. Joly.

The FBI believes both are responsible for entering several Metro area banks, demanding money with a weapon and then fleeing.

The Volkov brothers are suspected of robbing the Denver U.S. Bank at 2850 North Quebec Street on Aug. 3, and the U.S. Bank located at 5971 West 88th Avenue in Westminster on Aug. 5.

They are also under investigation for robbing the U.S. Bank in Thornton at 4301 East 120th Avenue on Aug. 12, and a Denver TCF Bank located at 2084 South Broadway on Aug. 13.