New surveillance image released, information sought from public
By Summit Voice
SUMMIT COUNTY — The FBI is joining the investigation of the April 5 armed robbery at Bank of the West in Breckenridge.
In a press release, the Breckenridge Police Department said it has received numerous tips from the public. Investigators with the Breckenridge Police Department are following up on those leads, as well as, reviewing extensive video surveillance and photos of the incident.
According to the Breckenridge Police Department, a white male, about six feet tall, approached a Loomis guard in the vestibule of the bank at about 2:40 p.m. The male was armed with a small handgun and demanded a bag that was in the possession of the guard be handed over to him.
The bag was surrendered by the Loomis guard and the male exited the vestibule. The suspect left the area on foot, northbound through the alley behind the bank.
“We are asking members of the community to take a good look at this photo and contact our agency with any information. This person could be a co-worker, neighbor or someone you have come into contact with during everyday business in Breckenridge or Summit County. If you feel this person resembles someone you recognize, please contact the Breckenridge Police Department or Summit County Crimestoppers,” said Assistant Chief Greg Morrison.
Investigators are also working to identify anyone that was in the area on Monday afternoon when the incident occurred. As these individuals are identified, the Police Department is conducting interviews to obtain additional information from witnesses.
If you believe you have information on this crime, please contact the Breckenridge Police Department at (970) 453-2941 or Summit County Crime Stoppers at (866) 453-STOP (7867).