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Police: Armed bicyclist robs suburban Denver bank

Howard Pankratz
The Denver Post

Bikes are nice.

But on frigid, icy mornings, they may not be the best high-speed getaway vehicle for a bank robber.

At 9:45 a.m. today, 41-year-old Dion K. Morgan allegedly held up the Liberty Savings Bank at 7575 W. Jewell Avenue in Lakewood.

According to bank employees, a gun-wielding Morgan came into the bank, demanded money, took the cash and jumped on a bike to make his getaway.

Five minutes later, Lakewood police agents spotted Morgan on a bike at Florida Avenue and Carr Street and pulled him over.

In his possession were both the gun and money.

For more of this Denver Post story: http://www.denverpost.com/ci_13808203


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