(CBS4) – A person and a lady are wished in reference to a number of completely different bank robberies within the Denver metro space over the previous three weeks and authorities say the person, Paul Hernandez, is well-known to legislation enforcement. He’s a federal ex-convict who served time for bank robberies the place he was often called the Bleach Blonde Bandit. Extra just lately, he was arrested and is dealing with expenses for robbing banks below the “Powder Puff Bandit” moniker. The girl’s identify is Mary Bannigan.
Mary Bannigan (credit score: Metro Denver Crime Stoppers)
The 2 individuals are suspected within the following robberies:
– Aug. 25 at three p.m. TCF Bank 2084 South Broadway in Denver– Aug. 31 at 4:30 p.m. TCF Bank 7206 Federal Boulevard in Westminster– Sept. three at 4:30 p.m. TCF Bank in Denver– Sept. eight at 4:30 p.m. TCF Bank in Arvada– Sept. 15 at 2:46 p.m. Key Bank 7372 West Chatfield Avenue in Littleton
Paul Hernandez (credit score: Metro Denver Crime Stoppers)
Hernandez, 33, confirmed a gun throughout one of many robberies, based on authorities. He was sporting a face masks contained in the banks within the surveillance pictures authorities launched on Wednesday. So was Bannigan, 27, in one of many surveillance pictures that was launched.
Authorities despatched out a Crime Stoppers alert in hopes that the general public may help them discover each suspects. Hernandez has intensive tattoos on his face and his shaved head. He’s Hispanic and is roughly 5-foot-7. Bannigan can be Hispanic and was described as being 5-foot-2 with lengthy darkish hair she generally colours blond. She wears glasses.
Anybody who has data which may assist investigators on this investigation is requested to contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers. Individuals who present suggestions that result in an arrest may be eligible for a reward.
The “Bleach Blonde Bandit (Hernandez) was convicted of a few bank robberies in the Denver metro area in 2016 and 2017 and served time. Then in February of 2020 Hernandez was arrested in an Arapahoe County case where he was suspected of being the “Powder Buff Bandit.” He bought that nickname as a result of he allegedly lined his tattoos with make-up throughout three completely different January 2020 bank robberies. In June he was launched from custody on bond within the case and he didn’t present up for a courtroom listening to per week in the past.