Deputies Respond to Family Dollar Robbery

Friday, November 9, 2012 - 10:03pm

A second "Family Dollar" store was robbed in far east El Paso County.

Around 10 p.m. last night officers responded to an aggravated robbery on Smith Street in Tornillo.
The investigation revealed two armed suspects with covered faces entered the Family Dollar store around 9:30.

Deputies said the suspects held two employees against their will, demanded money, then fled out the door with an undisclosed amount.

Witnesses said they headed northbound on 4th street in a light color Ford Taurus.
On Monday, Oct. 29 the San Elizario, Family Dollar store was also robbed in a similar way.
The El Paso County Sheriff's office is asking anyone with information on these store robberies to come forward.


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