Colorado Springs: 1908-016 Robbery Arrest

On Saturday, August 3rd, 2019, the Chase Bank located at 2550 Montebello Drive West was robbed. At 1:48 PM, one male suspect wearing a long-haired, blonde wig entered the bank and produced a note demanding cash from the teller. The suspect fled the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash and was last seen running northbound. A nearby witness observed the suspect run from the bank and enter a small blue, hatchback style vehicle.

Detectives from the Colorado Springs Police Department's Robbery Unit responded to the robbery and assumed responsibility for the investigation.  Through the detectives' investigative efforts, they were able to identify the suspect vehicle from surveillance video and noted that there was a second suspect who was the driver of the vehicle. The investigation led detectives to Pueblo, CO where they located the suspect vehicle. Through surveillance efforts, detectives identified the suspect driver as 48 year old Jason Roth and the suspect who entered and robbed the bank as 34 year old Anthony Hunt.  Both Roth and Hunt are residents of Pueblo, CO. It was discovered that Hunt was arrested in Oklahoma on August 9th on an unrelated warrant where he is currently in custody.

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On Thursday, August 22nd, with the assistance of the Pueblo Police Department, Roth was taken into custody and a search warrant was executed at his home in the 1000 block of East 10th Street in Pueblo. Both Roth and Hunt have been charged with the robbery of the Chase Bank that occurred on August 3rd in Colorado Springs.

Anyone with information or is a witness to this investigation is asked to call the Colorado
Springs Police Department at (719) 444-7000; or if you wish to remain anonymous, you may call Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (719) 634-STOP (7867) or 1-800-222-8477.stats

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