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Pueblo Police arrest suspected Walmart bank robber

Posted at 3:36 PM, Mar 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-25 17:36:05-04
Pueblo Bank Robbery arrest
Juan Salazar is accused of robbing an Academy Bank branch in Pueblo, Colorado.

PUEBLO – On the afternoon of Monday, March 18th, Pueblo Police responded to the Walmart at 4200 Dillon Dr. regarding a bank robbery that took place at the Academy Bank.

Following the robbery, the Police Department distributed photos of the robbery suspect and asked for the public’s help in identifying him.

The department said several tips were received from the public, which allowed detectives to positively identify the suspect as 46-year-old Juan Salazar.

An arrest warrant was issued for Salazar and he was taken into custody the same day around 10 p.m.

The Pueblo Police Department said they would like to thank the public for the assistance that was provided in identifying the suspect in this case.


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