The Rifle Police Department is investigating a bank robbery that occurred shortly after noon today at the Bank of Colorado. According to a Press Release, officers from the Rifle Police Department along with Garfield County Sheriff’s Deputies and Police Officers from Silt and Parachute responded to the Rifle Bank of Colorado at 12:26 PM today. The FBI is reportedly joining the investigation as well.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic male in his late thirties last seen wearing dark-colored clothing and a dark ball cap. He was last seen walking south toward a marijuana dispensary nearby.
Anyone with information about the suspect or this afternoon’s robbery is asked to call Garfield county dispatch at 970-625-8095. The press release didn’t say how much, if any, money was taken in the robbery.