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EPCSO investigating car wash burglary, searching for two suspects

Posted at 3:38 PM, May 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-22 08:23:22-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — The El Paso County Sheriff's Office is investigating a burglary at a car wash Wednesday where the suspects took an "undisclosed" amount of money from a vending machine.

The sheriff's office said two suspects entered the car wash located in the 7400 block of McLaughlin Road around 4:20 a.m. with a blow torch and accessed the vending machine.

The suspects made off with an undisclosed amount of money from the vending machine leaving in a white coupe, possibly a Toyota or a Subaru, according to investigators.

The first suspect is described as a man who is 5’6” to 5’8” tall and wearing a blue shirt, white jacket, black hat, light jeans, green backpack, and face mask.

The second suspect is also described as a man who is 5’6” to 5’8” tall and wearing a black long sleeved shirt, blue jeans, yellow hat, and brown shoes.

The sheriff's office is asking anyone with information regarding this case to call the Patrol Tip Line at 719-520-7777 or email Deputy Rios at