Strangely cold robbery suspect allegedly knocks over Chase Bank branch: See chilly photos below

The Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force hasn't come up with one of its patented nicknames (like the Super Freak Bandit) for the guy suspected of robbing the downtown Chase Bank branch yesterday. And that's odd, because surveillance photos show him clinging to his coat, looking chilled to the bone despite it still being summertime. How about Mr. Freezing?

Check out the shots and more details below:

FBI release:

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

Thursday, September 9, 2010 at approximately 11:04 a.m. at the

Chase Bank 1600 California Street Denver, Colorado

The suspect is described as a black male, 30 to 35 years of age; approximately 5'7" to 5'8", approximately 140 to 145 pounds.

The suspect demanded money and fled.

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).

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