The Brighton Police Department is seeking help from the community to identify a male wanted for robbing the First National Bank of Omaha, located at 1600 E. Bridge St., on Wednesday, Nov. 2. Police responded to the area after receiving a call from a bank employee at 10:54 a.m.
Officers learned that the male suspect demanded cash while indicating that he had a weapon in his pocket. The bank employee gave him the cash that also contained a dye pack. The suspect took the money and ran westbound on Bridge Street.
Nearby schools were placed on secure as a precautionary measure while officers searched for the suspect. Bank employees described the suspect as a 5-foot-3 Hispanic male with a face piercing on his left cheek, a face tattoo that was covered with makeup, and a goatee. He was wearing a black hat that says "719" and jeans with a dark shirt. The gray hoodie he was wearing was recovered near the scene.
This incident is currently under investigation by the Brighton Police Department and the Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to please contact the Brighton Police Department at 303-655-8740 or Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7876.