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Pueblo deputies searching for attempted armed robbery suspect

Posted at 6:05 AM, Aug 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-29 08:07:11-04

PUEBLO — The Pueblo County Sheriff's Office is searching for a man who threatened a Dollar Tree employee with a knife and attempted to rob the store Wednesday afternoon.

Deputies said the suspect came into the store wearing a red bandana over his face, pulled a knife and demanded money from the Dollar Tree employee. The employee did not give him money and the man left the store.

Deputies said the suspect could be in his early 20s. He was wearing a gray hoodie, gray gym shorts, running shoes and the red bandana over his face.

PCSO said the suspect left in a white single-cab truck with a white topper driving northbound on Purcell Boulevard.

If you have any information about the incident or suspect, please call the Sheriff's Office at (719) 583-6250 or Crime Stoppers at (719) 542-7867 if you'd like to remain anonymous.