Transcript for A Family Business of Alleged Bank Robbers
of some elusive suspects, alleged bank robbers who struck at least eight times. Here's the surprise. This may have been a family business. Abc's clayton sandell. Reporter: These suspected bank robbers appeared in court this afternoon. Two men police once thought were the same person. Starting back in may, colorado springs police began chasing a serial bank robber. Committing one caper after another. Eight in all. One bank hit four times. The descriptions, all the same. He has medium length, light blonde hair. Reporter: Except one thing witnesses said didn't seem right. The suspect's height kept changing. Detectives realized they were dealing with more than one robber. Then, a lucky break. One of our robbery detectives who was just very alert, looking for a suspect vehicle found it sunday at a motel. Reporter: They staked it out and thursday made the bust. Soon realizing the two suspected robbers are brothers. Braden and nicholas butson. And the guy allegedly driving that get-away car? Their father, brock butson. He reportedly has a long criminal record. And online claims to be a screen writer, educated at the air force academy. But the air force tells us they have no record of him. Reporter: Police say last year, ronald katz, his son and daughter robbed easy many banks in oregon and texas. Tonight the butsons are in a colorado jail under suspicion of robbery, with three new pictures for the family album.
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