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FBI, Metro Area Police Looking For 'Pom Pom Bandit'

LAKEWOOD, Colo. (CBS4) - Police in Lakewood and Arvada and the FBI are looking for a bank robber they call the Pom Pom Bandit. They say he robbed multiple banks within a week.

Pom Pom Bandit 1 (2-15 Chase Bank, from Lakewood PD)
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Authorities say he robbed a Chase Bank on Sheridan Boulevard in Arvada, a First Bank on Wadsworth and another First Bank also on Wadsworth, both in Lakewood.

The FBI says the suspect walked in to each bank, handed a note to a teller demanding money, and then got away on foot.

Pom Pom Bandit 3 (2-22 First Bank, from Lakewood PD)
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Surveillance video caught a look at the suspect who police describe as a white male, about 6-feet-3-inches tall and in his 20s or early 30s. They say he has reddish-blond hair.

Pom Pom Bandit 2 (2-19 First Bank, from Lakewood PD)
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If you know more about the robberies, or the suspect, you're asked to call the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force at 303-629-7171. You can also call or text the Denver Metro Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.

Callers can remain anonymous. A $2,000 reward is being offered.

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