Bank building all clear after potential robbery attempt

By: Ian Margol Email
By: Ian Margol Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. UPDATE:

The Grand Junction Police have released a description of the man involved.

They are looking for an adult white male, approximately 5’09” to 5’10” tall, weighing 230-250 pounds.

He walked into the First National Bank and demanded money before leaving the area in an unknown direction with an un-disclosed amount of cash.

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Our crews are at the First National Bank of the Rockies on Horizon Drive where authorities believe there may have been an attempted bank robbery.

As of 3:00 p.m. police have reopened Horizon Drive after shutting down a portion of the road near the Safeway in order to set up a perimeter near the First National Bank of the Rockies.

According to officials with Mesa County Dispatch they believe an attempted robbery of the bank may have been in progress; however, as of now the building has been officially cleared.

As more information becomes available we will update this story.


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