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FBI briefs banks on rash of Colo. bank robberies

DENVER – Colorado banks met with the FBI to examine last year’s jump of nearly 30 percent in bank robberies.

Bank executives were urged to report suspicious people and ask customers to remove sunglasses and hats.

Last year, the FBI’s Denver field office investigated 202 bank robberies in Colorado, up from 150 in 2008. Of those cases, 155 happened in Denver.

FBI Special Agent In Charge James H. Davis and Denver Police Chief Gerry Whitman were among those meeting with bank executives Monday morning to discuss the increase in bank robberies.

The timing of the conference was inauspicious. While the meeting was happening, a bank robbery was reported at a bank less than a mile away.


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