Armed Robbery Suspect Sought by Police

May 25 - June 1, 2016

Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps identify the man suspected of Monday evening’s armed robbery at a local dollar store.

At about 9:30 p.m. Monday, May 23, an armed man walked into the Family Dollar Store at 5702 Bataan Memorial East, pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded cash. The suspect fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.

No injuries were reported and the suspect was last seen heading eastbound through the store’s parking lot.

The suspect is described as Hispanic with a light complexion, about 5-feet-9-inches tall with a skinny build. He was wearing a black hoodie, a dark-colored baseball cap and white gloves.

Anyone with information that can help identify the suspect is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) or send a tip by 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.