JV Bandit's alleged return part of recession ready metro-area bank-robbing threepeat

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Robbery one:

FBI press release:

The Wheat Ridge Police Department and FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force (RMSSTF) responded to a bank robbery which occurred on

Saturday, August 28, 2010 at approximately 12:05 p.m. at the

Chase Bank 3850 Wadsworth Blvd. Wheat Ridge, Colorado

The suspect is described as a white male, late 20's, approximately 5'5"

The suspect is believed to be the JV Bandit.

The suspect presented a note and demanded money.

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

The FBI continues to provide financial institutions with the best practices for security to make them less vulnerable to robberies.

If anyone has any information on the bank robbery above, or any bank robbery, please call the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force at 303-629-7171; or, you can remain anonymous and earn up to two thousand dollars ($2,000) by calling CRIMESTOPPERS at 720-913-STOP (7867).

Information about robberies two and three below:

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