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Police: Bank robber on the run in Colo. Springs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Colorado Springs police are searching for an alleged bank robber on the Springs' west side.

Police told KRDO NewsChannel 13 that a man reportedly robbed the Wells Fargo bank on South Nevada Avenue then got away in a metallic Chevy Suburban.

Police chased the suspect down 8th Street before he reportedly got out of the vehicle and ran down Cimino Drive under Colorado Avenue.   A KRDO NewsChannel 13 viewer sent us a picture of the abandoned vehicle shown in this article.

He was last seen running near Cucharras Street.  Police say the man is wearing a dark blue or black t-shirt and has a shaved head and goatee.

Police and K9 units are actively searching the area for the suspect.  It is unclear if he is armed.

Stay with KRDO.com and NewsChannel 13 for updates.

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