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WESTMINSTER, Colo. — A bank robber dubbed the “Sneaky Cyclist Bandit” is believed to have hit several banks and an ATMs across Westminster, Louisville and Lafayette, the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force said Monday.

The man is described as a white, 30 to 50 years old. He is between 6-foot and 6-foot-3 with a thin to medium build. He is balding and/or has salt and pepper hair.

The suspect was seen wearing a black hoodie, black mask or scarf, black gloves, blue jeans, dark sunglasses, and a blue or green backpack. He might have tattoos on his arm.

During the robberies, the man demanded money from bank and ATM employees, obtained the cash and fled on a bicycle.

There was no weapon seen and no one was injured, the FBI said.

The FBI identified five robberies the man is suspected to have pulled off.

  • Vectra Bank (3300 W. 72nd Ave. in Westminster) at 10:43 a.m. on May 30
  • Bank of the West (865 S. Boulder Road in Louisville) at 10 a.m. on June 12
  • JP Morgan Chase ATM (10414 Town Center Drive in Westminster) at 11:03 a.m. on July 10
  • Great Western Bank (2695 N. Park Drive in Lafayette) at 11:35 a.m. on July 10
  • Great Western Bank (2695 N. Park Drive in Lafayette) at 9:48 a.m. on Aug. 7

Bank robbery is punishable by a 20-year prison sentence for each offense and increases if a weapon is used in the commission of the crime.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI at 303-629-7171.