white-bearded man robbed a bank two days before Christmas then threw the money
in the air and enthusiastically wished passers-by a merry Christmas, witnesses
Police said “an older white male” robbed the Academy
Bank in Colorado Springs on Monday lunchtime.
“He robbed the bank, came out, threw the money all over the
place,” witness Dion Pascale told Colorado’s 11 News.
“He started throwing money out of the bag and then said,
Witnesses said the hirsute suspect then wandered over to a nearby
Starbucks coffee shop, sat down in front of it, and waited to be arrested.
In a particularly festive gesture, the passers-by are reported to
have scooped up all the money from the street and taken it back inside the
Colorado Springs police named the suspect as David Wayne Oliver, 65. He is not believed to have had any little helpers.