Authorities still chasing man who escaped robberies by bike

Shawn William Scott, 39, is a suspect in the robbery of four banks in Denver in the last two months.

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Shawn William Scott is a suspect in four central Denver bank robberies. ( Denver Police Department)

Shawn William Scott is a suspect in four central Denver bank robberies. ( Denver Police Department)

Shawn William Scott, 39, is a suspect in the robbery of four banks in Denver in the last two months. He has escaped on a bicycle several times, according to the Denver Police Department.

Scott’s date of birth is 2/14/77. He has two neck tattoos, reading “Sara” and “Jamie,” and one that says “SCOTT” on his upper back. Sometimes he wears a dark, short wig.

Police say Scott may be downtown, near the Auraria campus or along Speer Boulevard.

The robberies happened at the following dates and times:

  • 05/25/2016, 1248 S. Broadway St, US Bank
  • 06/14/2016, 2776 N. Speer Blvd, Key Bank
  • 06/20/2016, 3400 W. 38th Ave, US Bank
  • 06/29/2016 401 E. Speer Blvd, Vectra Bank

In at least one case, the suspect successfully used a note to demand cash, CBS Denver reported.

Anyone with information should call Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867, or by text to 274637. Information that helps land a conviction could be rewarded with $2,000. Callers can request anonymity.

 

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