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Armed robbery under investigation in Colorado Springs

Posted at 7:44 AM, Jan 30, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS – Police are investigating an armed robbery at a convenience store early Wednesday morning in southeast Colorado Springs.

It happened a little after 1 a.m. at a store near the intersection of Astrozon and Academy Boulevard. Police said a 5’10 or 6′ tall black man wearing a black mask, beanie cap and black clothing pulled out a handgun and took money and a cigar from the store.

CSPD said officers set up a containment area after the robbery, but they couldn’t find the man. Police are asking for help to find the suspect.

If you have any information about the incident, please contact CSPD at 719-444-7000 or call Crime Stoppers at 719-634-STOP.