Armed suspect robs Bank of the West branch in Denver

DENVER — A suspect is being sought after an armed bank robbery on Monday afternoon, the Denver Police Department and the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force said.

The robbery happened just after 1 p.m. at the Bank of the West branch at 2050 S. Downing St.

Investigators said the suspect used a gun to rob the bank then ran off. No one was injured.

The suspect is described as a white man in his late 20s to early 30s. He was pictured wearing a dark-striped hat, a baggy, white, long-sleeved shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force at 303-629-7171 or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.