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Four armed robberies across Colorado Springs in one night

Posted at 4:58 PM, Aug 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-06 20:22:11-04

COLORADO SPRINGS — Is it a coincidence or are they all connected?

That's the question News 5 is digging into after there were four armed robberies across Colorado Springs on Monday night.

As of Tuesday, News 5 was still waiting for Colorado Springs Police to provide more details. However, this is the information from the department's blotter:

First Incident

  • Happened around 9:40 p.m. in the 1700 block of Briargate Boulevard
  • Victim told police she was sitting on a curb when a dark car pulled up next to her
  • Two men got out of the vehicle and one pointed a silver handgun at her head demanding her phone and purse
  • There was a third person driving the vehicle

Second Incident

  • Happened around 10 p.m. in the 6500 block of Baytree Grove
  • Another woman was robbed at gunpoint
  • The suspect descriptions in this case and the previous one matched

Third Incident

  • Happened just after 11 p.m. in the 900 block of East Moreno Avenue
  • A man was outside of a house when he was confronted by two men
  • A silver handgun was pointed at the man and the suspects demanded his phone and wallet

Fourth Incident

  • As officers were investigating the third incident they got another call in the 900 block of East Costilla Street
  • A man had been waiting in a vehicle when he was approached by two men
  • A silver handgun was pointed at the victim as the suspects demanded for his phone and wallet
  • No one was injured during either of these robberies.

News 5 will keep you updated.