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CSPD investigating four robberies Tuesday night into Wednesday morning

Posted at 12:31 PM, Dec 19, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS – Springs Police are investigating a series of robberies across the city late Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning.

The first robbery happened around 7:53 p.m. Tuesday at a business near the intersection of S. Academy Boulevard and the Hancock Expressway. Police said a woman walked into the business and demanded money at gunpoint. She got away before officers arrived.

Less than two hours later, around 9:29 p.m., police said a man and a woman pulled out a handgun and robbed a business at the intersection of 19th Street and Uintah.

Then, at 9:41 p.m., two people robbed a business near N. Union and Van Buren Street. Police said they demanded money and left before officers arrived.

The next robbery happened at a business near the intersection of Platte Ave. and N. Union Blvd. around 2:50 a.m. Wednesday. In that robbery, police said the suspect started putting items in his pockets. When the clerk said something to the suspect, the person pointed a handgun at the clerk.

No one was hurt, and no shots were fired. Police have not said if the robberies are connected. No arrests have been made.