Las Cruces Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that helps identify the suspect in an armed robbery that occurred late Monday at a local Family Dollar store.
Shortly after 9:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 12, police were dispatched to the report of an armed robbery at the Family Dollar store at 1690 S. Solano Dr. Detectives learned that an armed man walked into the store and pointed a handgun at the cashier. The suspect demanded cash but ultimately fled with a carton of cigarettes.
No injuries were reported.
Witnesses described the man as Hispanic, approximately 5-feet-3-inches tall with acne scars on his face. He was wearing a red sweater, black pants and a black baseball cap. He may have left the area in a silver Ford Taurus or Buick sedan.
Anyone with information that can help identify the suspect responsible for the armed robbery 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.