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Authorities searching for "Double Dipper Bandit" in repeat Aurora bank robberies

Posted at 2:43 PM, Jul 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-06 16:44:08-04

AURORA, Colo. — A man known by authorities as the "Double Dipper Bandit" is accused of robbing two Aurora banks twice and a third bank last week, according to a news release from the FBI.

The robberies happened at the Chase Bank on South Tower Road on May 6 at 3:53 p.m. and June 2 at 1:15 p.m.; the Chase Bank on South Parker Road on Dec. 2 at 5:50 p.m. and Feb. 2 at 5:53 p.m.; and the Key Bank on South Tower Road on Thursday at 2:19 p.m.

In each robbery, the man approached a teller, presented a demand note and threatened to pull a weapon, though it's unknown if he had a weapon.

The FBI described the suspect as white, 30-40 years old, about six feet tall and with a thin build. In the most recent robbery, he was wearing a dark-color baseball hat, a white and blue checkered button-up shirt, large sunglasses, and a white mask.

During the June 2, he wore an orange hat with a “T” embroidered on the front of it, a white pin-striped shirt, white surgical-style mask, blue jeans, and hiking boots.

Anyone with information on the bank robberies is asked to call the FBI Rocky Mountain Safe Streets Task Force at 303-629-7171; Tipsters can remain anonymous and earn up to $2,000 by calling CrimeStoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867).