Reward offered in robbery

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 7:04pm

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information that helps identify the armed robbery suspects who held up a convenience store Saturday evening.

Las Cruces Police learned that just before midnight on Saturday, two men entered the Circle K convenience store at 617 W. Picacho Ave., threatened an employee with a black handgun and took an undisclosed amount of cash from the store’s register.

The suspect armed with the handgun was described as Hispanic and was wearing a black hoodie, black jeans and white shoes. He was said to be around 5-feet-7-inches tall with a thin build.

The second suspect was said to be Hispanic, around 5-feet-6-inches tall with a medium build. He was wearing a white hoodie, blue jeans and white shoes.

Both suspects wore black masks to disguise their appearance.

The suspects may have left in a black sport utility vehicle with a broken or shattered window.

Anyone with information that can help identify the suspects, or the SUV they may have left in, is asked to contact Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip via text message to CRIMES (274637), keyword LCTIPS.

The Crime Stoppers number and text messaging services are operational 24 hours a day and you do not have to give your name to collect a reward.


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