UPDATE: TUESDAY 12/20/2022 2:44 p.m.

(COLORADO SPRINGS) — The man police were searching for regarding a bank robbery on Monday, Dec. 19 allegedly called police and admitted to robbing the business, before barricading himself in a hotel room, police say.

According to the Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD), a call was received at 2:16 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 20 from a man claiming to be responsible for the bank robbery in the 000 block of South Tejon Street, near the intersection of Tejon and Pikes Peak Avenue.

CSPD said the man was identified as 68-year-old David Oliver, and added that he was staying at a hotel in the 2900 block of West Colorado Avenue. During the phone call, police discovered Oliver had an unrelated active felony warrant.

When police responded to the hotel, Oliver refused to come out of his room and barricaded himself inside. Police said a search warrant was obtained, and Oliver was taken into custody by the SWAT team.

David Oliver mugshot
Courtesy: CSPD

Police also said evidence linking Oliver to the bank robbery was recovered at the scene and an arrest warrant was also issued for the charge of Robbery.

ORIGINAL STORY: Police searching for suspect in bank robbery

TUESDAY 12/20/2022 8:44 a.m.

The Colorado Springs Police Department (CSPD) is investigating a bank robbery that happened in downtown Colorado Springs on Monday, Dec. 19.

On Monday, around 4:20 p.m. CSPD officers were called to a bank on South Tejon Street and Pikes Peak Avenue about a robbery. CSPD said a man entered the business/bank and demanded money, leaving the area with an undisclosed amount of cash. No injuries were reported to have occurred during the robbery.

According to CSPD, the investigation is ongoing and anyone with information about the robbery is asked to contact Pikes Peak area Crime Stoppers at (719) 634-7867.