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Suspect wanted for Home Depot robbery in Pueblo

Posted at 10:08 AM, Sep 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-13 12:13:12-04

PUEBLO – Investigators with the Pueblo Sheriff’s Office want your help finding a man facing a robbery charge after he allegedly confronted Home Depot employees with a knife.

The suspect is accused of taking several Milwaukee-brand tools from the Home Depot at 4450 N Freeway around 7 p.m. Wednesday night.

Pueblo robbery suspect
The suspect in a robbery at Home Depot as seen on surveillance video from 9/12/2018.

According to the sheriff’s office, the suspect starting swinging a knife at loss prevention employees as they tried to stop him.

He was seen leaving the parking lot in a white Ford F-150 extended cab. A photo released of the truck show distinctive green paint or Bondo on the right side of the truck bed before the bumper. There was a temporary license plate displayed on the truck, but surveillance video was not able to get a clear enough image.

Pueblo robbery
The suspect in a robbery at Home Depot in Pueblo left in this white F-150 with a temporary license plate.

The footage of the suspect shows a white or Hispanic man, possibly 27-35 years old, thin build, about 5’10” tall, with close-cropped hair, a goatee, and tattoos covering both arms. At the time he was wearing a blue sleeveless shirt, plaid shorts and sunglasses.

If you have any information about the identity of the suspect or his location, please call the Pueblo Police Department at (719) 553-2502.