Las Cruces Crime Stoppers offering reward for leads to identify thief


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    The Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 reward for leads that help identify a man suspected of robbing a local convenience store on Monday evening.

    Officers were dispatched to the Eagle Quik Mart at 2110 N. Alameda Boulevard around 9 p.m.

    According to police, they got a call of a man who looked as though he was going to make a purchase, but when the cashier opened the register, the man punched the cashier and grabbed the cash drawer.

    The man then fled the scene.

    He was seen getting into a dark-colored 4-door sedan.

    The car was seen leaving a nearby apartment and heading south on Alameda.

    The man was described African-American, in his mid-30s and about 6 feet 1 inches tall.

    He was last seen wearing a black T-shirt, red shorts, and red shoes.

    Police said they believe the man has full-sleeve tattoos on both arms.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Las Cruces Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.


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