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CSPD detains 3 suspects during investigation into overnight armed robberies

Posted at 4:48 AM, Dec 20, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS – Colorado Springs Police announced Thursday morning that three suspects are being questioned about three armed robberies of convenience stores on the east side of the city before dawn.

Police said suspects held up a convenience store near the intersection of Academy and Constitution around 3:08 a.m. The second robbery happened around 3:32 a.m. at a store near the intersection of Barnes and Marksheffel. The third robbery happened 12 minutes later near Peterson and North Carefree.

The suspects who entered the store were described as males dressed head-to-toe in black, including ski masks.  Clerks in all of the cases reported seeing the suspects carrying guns.

It’s not clear at this time if any of the robberies are connected to four robberies that happened Tuesday night into Wednesday morning.